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Pressure Point

Pressure Point(1962)

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Brief Synopsis

A black psychiatrist tries to help a racist convict deal with his mental demons.

Cast & Crew

Bobby Darin Patient
Peter Falk Young psychiatrist
Carl Benton Reid Chief medical officer
Mary Munday Bar hostess
Barry Gordon Patient as a boy
Howard Caine Tavern owner
Anne Barton Mother
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 19 Sep 1962
Release Date:  1962 Production Date:  A Stanley Kramer Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Larcas Productions
Duration(mins):  91 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • PRESSURE POINT

    MARY 2012-08-23

    ONE OF THE BEST FILMS I HAVE SEEN. 5 STARS MORE>

  • correction to synopsis

    JD EHRLICH 2012-01-16

    NOT 'shortly after his release'--but ten years later, the patient is hanged for murdering a stranger. The point: that people like this patient... MORE>

  • GREAT PERFORMANCES - RELEVANT MATERIAL

    Jerome Davis 2007-06-27

    The understated and "cool" performance of Sidney Poitier provides a great cinematic contrast to Bobby Darin's "hot" portrayal. My... MORE>