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3.9
1,798 Ratings

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Directed by Richard Brooks
United States, 1958
Drama

Synopsis

Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Directed by Richard Brooks

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1959 | 6 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1958 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1959 | 3 nominations including: Best Film from any Source

Directors Guild of America

1959 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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