Rebel Without A Cause Review

Rebel Without A Cause
Flighty, devil-may-care 17 year-old Jim Stark (Dean) moves to Los Angeles with his parents. Enrolling in high school, he's soon in deep with both the law and his fellow teenagers, including local muscle-brain Buzz Gunderson.

by David Parkinson |
Published on
Release Date:

18 Apr 2014

Running Time:

108 minutes



Original Title:

Rebel Without A Cause

A teenpic landmark and easily the best-directed in the genre’s history, this empathetic insight into juvenile alienation has lost little of its relevance even six decades on. The red-jacketed, Method-pouting James Dean steals every scene, but the ensemble playing is nothing short of exemplary.

A mighty, ageless jolt of teen petulance. Dean is supreme.
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