Movie House Memories

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Episode #25

Warner Bros released Cool Hand Luke to theaters on November 1, 1967. Stuart Rosenberg directed the film starring Paul Newman, George Kennedy, and Strother Martin.

‘Cool Hand Luke’ Movie Summary

In Cool Hand Luke, Lucas “Luke” Jackson, is someone who doesn’t conform to society’s standards, but has more guts than brains. After the state send him to a prison camp on a misdemeanor, Luke decides to have some fun there for the hell of it. When his mother dies, the warden tosses him in the box so he can’t attend the funeral. Once out of it Luke tries to flee. As the warden continues to try to break him, Luke’s stubbornness makes him a prison legend.

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Warner Bros released Cool Hand Luke to theaters on November 1, 1967. Stuart Rosenberg directs the film which stars Paul Newman, George Kennedy, and Strother Martin.

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  1. Matt, did you end up checking out in the heat of the night? I think it’s a great film, just not as great as cool hand Luke.

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