PG | | Crime, Drama
A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses conform to life in prison.
10 February 2004 | clydestuff
10 | Not just a prison film, but an excellent film about not being able to conform in a world that requires it
Having had the advantage of reading Donn Pearce's novel about a year before seeing Cool Hand Luke, it was with great ...
Luke's prison number (37) is a reference to the Bible - Luke 1:37. ("For with God nothing shall be impossible.")
Them clothes got laundry numbers on them. You remember your number and always wear the ones that has your number. Any man forgets his number spends a night in the box. These here spoons you keep with you. Any man loses his spoon spends a night in ...
Luke sings "Plastic Jesus," a folk song that wasn't written until 1957, well after the time period of the movie (approximately 1949).
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