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
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Did You Know?
was uncomfortable with the scenes in which Sammy Davis Jr.
laughs at racial jokes made at his expense. Cheadle asked Salem to include the scene in which Davis explains to May Britt
that he endures the jokes so that future black entertainers will not have to do so. See more
On election night, Frank Sinatra is talking on a phone. The receiver is clearly connected to the phone wire with an RJ-11 jack. That kind of connection is common now but did not exist in 1960. See more
There's a reason why we're all here tonight...
You threatened us.
Did he threaten you too Sammy?
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Um, I refuse to answer that on the grounds that it might incinerate me baby.
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