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The Rat Pack (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  22 August 1998 (USA)
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A look at the famous "Rat Pack" of the '60s, and how their glamorous alliances and carefree sophistication created a mythical lifestyle.

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In the 1950's and 1960's Frank Sinatra was the head of the infamous "Rat Pack". He, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop worked and played together. This film dramatizes their volatile relationships with each other and the Kennedys, Marilyn Monroe, mobster Sam Giancano, Judith Cambell and the FBI. Sinatra helps John Kennedy get elected in 1960 with a little help from Giancano. Lawford, married to a Kennedy, is an unhappy go-between. Davis is fighting racism and insecurity. Cambell is sleeping with both Giancano and JFK who is also sleeping with Monroe. Written by Jim Sadur <jsadur@keyflux.com>

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Rated R for sexuality and strong language | See all certifications »

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Ray Liotta was previously offered the role of Frank Sinatra in Sinatra (1992) but he turned it down. See more »

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In the scene where Sinatra goes crazy upon learning that JFK will not be staying at his house, he begins pounding on a plaque which says "John F. Kennedy slept here November 6th and 7th 1960" JFK did not become president until January of 1961 yet we've already seen him in the White House and being referred to as Mr. President. Sinatra was even talking about building bungalows for the Secret Service which would not have been protecting him at that time. In reality JFK's visit to Sinatra's house was set for 1963 not 1960. See more »

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Frank Sinatra: If power doesn't mean that you have the opportunity to work with the people that you love , then you haven't really got any.
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All good but Liotta
19 August 2002 | by (Las Vegas, NV) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie. Anyone who has seen "Sinatra," starring Philip Casnoff as Sinatra, will notice this movie portrays some of the same events, only fewer in number but greater in detail. With the exception of Liotta, chosen for the part of Frank Sinatra despite the fact that he neither looks nor sounds anything like the man, the casting was marvelous. Don Cheadle makes a very good Sammy Davis, and Joe Mantegna is very believable as Dean Martin. Angus MacFayden couldn't be a more perfect choice to play Peter Lawford.


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