All the King's Men | 1948

Drama, Adaptation
The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal. Ultimately, however, his behavior catches up with him and he is assassinated by the brother of a ...more
Director: Robert Rossen
Awards: 3 Oscar wins. Another 7 wins & 6 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Willie Stark

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... Anne Stanton

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... Jack Burden

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... Tom Stark

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... Sadie Burke

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... Adam Stanton

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... Tiny Duffy

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... Lucy Stark

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... Mrs. Burden

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... Judge Stanton

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Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Synopsis

The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal. Ultimately, however, his behavior catches up with him and he is assassinated by the brother of a woman he may have raped.

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