Face-Off: 'A Streetcar Named Desire' vs. 'Touch of Evil'

by thenolanfan | created - 2 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Two masterpieces. First screened when their directors were 42 years old. Made by two brilliant filmmakers that despised one another. Separated by less than 1000 votes. Having a rating of 8/10. Two leading actresses sharing the same last name.

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1. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

PG | 122 min | Drama

97 Metascore

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

Votes: 100,518 | Gross: $8.00M

2. Touch of Evil (1958)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

99 Metascore

A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 99,497 | Gross: $2.24M

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