Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole

Kirk Douglas leads Billy Wilder's classic tale about a slimy journalist who takes full advantage of an emergency situation. With a man trapped in a cave, the former big-city hot shot reporter sees a golden opportunity to stretch out and milk the disaster, only for it to turn into a media circus.

1951Rating: NR111 minsUSAParamount
DramaClassic

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Ace in the Hole | Reviews

Film Threat

Film Threat

One of the more curious endeavors in the career of Billy Wilder.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

The movie stars Kirk Douglas, an actor who could freeze the blood when he wanted to, in his most savage role.

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Variety

Variety

Billy Wilder’s direction captures the feel of morbid expectancy that always comes out in the curious that flock to scenes of tragedy.

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