Ace in the Hole

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"Rough, tough Chuck Tatum, who battered his way to the top... trampling everything in his path - men, women and morals !"
  • Approved
  • 1951
  • 1 hr 51 min
  • 8.1  (32,038)
  • 72

New Mexico is the last stop for cynical news reporter Chuck Tatum, who comes west after being fired from numerous newspaper jobs in New York City. He gladly accepts a job with a small paper in Albuquerque. After a year covering mediocre stories, Tatum thinks he may have hit the mother load again when he finds out there has been a cave-in, trapping a local man who had been hunting for Indian artifacts. But Tatum manages to have the sheriff convince the rescue team to use rescue methods that will take longer than necessary so he can milk the story.

Ace in the Hole
Ace In The Hole
Ace In The Hole

Trailer - 2 min 26 sec

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New Mexico is the last stop for cynical news reporter Chuck Tatum, who comes west after being fired from numerous newspaper jobs in New York City. He gladly accepts a job with a small paper in Albuquerque. After a year covering mediocre stories, Tatum thinks he may have hit the mother load again when he finds out there has been a cave-in, trapping a local man who had been hunting for Indian artifacts. But Tatum manages to have the sheriff convince the rescue team to use rescue methods that will take longer than necessary so he can milk the story.

Ace in the Hole is a 1951 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 51 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.1 and a MetaScore of 72.

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  • Release Date
    1951
  • MPAA Rating
    Approved
  • Runtime
    1 hr 51 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (32,038)
  • Metascore
    72