THE MISFITS

NR  |  2 hours 5 minutes • Advance Tickets

Angelika Film Center San Diego, CA Print
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About

Arthur Miller scripted this tale of a recently divorced, one-time stripper (Marilyn Monroe) who begins a relationship with a down-on-his-luck cowboy (Clark Gable). The man, with his partners (Montgomery Clift, Eli Wallach), works at odd-jobs and looks for "misfits" (wild horses too small for any real work) to be ground up into dog food. The stripper, who is surprisingly idealistic, demands that no man of hers will do such a thing, and the two soon have a showdown. With stunning final performances from Monroe and Gable, this swansong highlights the struggle searching for meaning in an unfair and indifferent world.

Directed By

John Huston

Written By

Arthur Miller

Cast

Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift

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