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“Criminally underrated with two great performances from the lead males.” - Kim Newman, Empire

Rafelson’s follow-up to Five Easy Pieces also stars Jack Nicholson – but this time playing against type as a shy and retiring late-night radio personality.

Bruce Dern is his swaggering, mobbed-up elder brother, who drags Jack out of the darkness and into an ill-judged get-rich-quick scam.

Set in a shabby Atlantic City, The King of Marvin Gardens is a lesser-known-but-classic slice of New Hollywood cinema.

Related links

The King of Marvin Gardens on IMDb



AuthorTufnell Park Film Club