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195 Ratings

The Entertainer

Directed by Tony Richardson
United Kingdom, 1960


The son of a legendary music hall comedian (Roger Livesey), Archie is strictly a third-rater, headlining a tacky music hall revue in a seedy seaside resort town. Archie can’t admit that he’s a failure, and his grim insouciance destroys everyone around him.

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The Entertainer Directed by Tony Richardson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1961 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role

BAFTA Awards

1961 | 3 nominations including: Best British Actor

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1960 | 3rd place: Best Actor

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

1960 | Winner: Best Actor

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