The James Dean Story (1957) - Rotten Tomatoes

The James Dean Story (1957)





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Lew Brocker
as "Dean's Friend"
Mr. Carter
as "Dean's Friend"
Mr. Dean
as Dean's Grandfather
Adelaide Hall
as Dean's Drama Teacher
Robert Jewett
as "Dean's Friend"
John Kalin
as "Dean's Friend"
Louis de Liso
as "Dean's Friend"
Lili Kardell
as "Dean's Friend"
Billy Karen
as "Dean's Friend"
Arnie Langer
as "Dean's Friend"
Patsy D'Amore
as "Dean's Friend"
Jerry Luce
as "Dean's Friend"
Officer Nelson
as Highway Patrolman
George Ross
as "Dean's Friend"
Arline Sax
as "Dean's Friend"
Big Traster
as "Dean's Friend"
Christine White
as "Dean's Friend"
Marcus Winslow
as Dean's Uncle
Markie Winslow
as Dean's Cousin
Ortense Winslow
as Dean's Aunt
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Critic Reviews for The James Dean Story

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

... a ludicrous 1957 memorial of passing interest only because it was Robert Altman's first film...

February 5, 2018 | Full Review…

A contribution and a stimulus to the legend.

March 31, 2020 | Full Review…

The movie gropes for pat answers, but Altman already feels the value of human mysteries

December 8, 2009 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The James Dean Story


If you're not a James Dean fan don't bother. Melodramatic and contrived.

Michael Gildea
Michael Gildea

Super Reviewer

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