The Defiant Ones (1958)

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Director: Stanley Kramer

Producer: Stanley Kramer

Writers: Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith

Cast: Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier

Running Time: 1 hour, 37 minutes

Country of Origin: USA

Language: English

Two prisoners in the American South, African-American and a racist, “Joker” Jackson, escape from a chain gang.  Despite their mutual loathing for each other, they are forced to cooperate, as they are chained together.

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