Mickey One (1965)

Mickey One (1965)

Mickey One





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Often described as a French New Wave film made in Hollywood, Arthur Penn's 1965 art movie enters the unsettlingly paranoid world of a nightclub comic on the run from the Mob. Having fooled around with the wrong blonde and gambled himself into an unpayable debt, an entertainer (Warren Beatty) flees to Chicago, where he hides out and changes his name to Mickey One. He hooks up with Jenny (Alexandra Stewart) and Castle (Hurd Hatfield), the owner of the nightclub Xanadu, but he cannot shake the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Alan M. Surgal
In Theaters:
Columbia Pictures


as Mickey One

as Jenny Drayton

as Ed Castle

as Ruby Lopp

as Berson

as Fryer

as The Artist

as Police Captain

as The Evangelist

as Employment Agent

as Cafeteria Manager

as The Singer

as Nightclub Comic

as Boss at Shaley's

as Art Gallery Patron

as Art Gallery Patron

as Italian Restaurant O...

as Bartender

as Bartender

as Kismet Boss

as Kismet Comic

as Xanadu MC

as Minor Role (uncredit...
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Critic Reviews for Mickey One

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

West Chicago has never been more lunar and rapturously stark than as filmed by Ghislain Cloquet for Penn's Mickey One.

Full Review… | November 12, 2008
Village Voice
Top Critic

Full Review… | November 17, 2011
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Flawed (it's A bit artsy and pretentious), but full of interesting ideas and characters, this collaboration between star Warren Beatty and director Arthur Penn precedes by two years Bonnie and Clyde, their masterpiece.

Full Review… | February 26, 2012

Pretentious art film that lacks the power to hold the viewer's attention.

Full Review… | April 9, 2009
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Full Review… | March 31, 2009

Audience Reviews for Mickey One


The first studio film influenced by the style of the French New-Wave, Mickey one is a surreal, cool, sexy, jazz fueled drama that's a lot of a fun...
If you're into that sort of thing. But it does sort of drag at the end daddy-o

Ken Stachnik

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