The Lost Weekend

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Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Tomatometer 98% Audience Score 90%

Release Date: November 16, 1945

On DVD/VOD: January 1, 1988

1h 41m | Drama

Don Birnam (Ray Milland), a would-be writer, is a long time alcoholic who is dissatisfied with his life. His brother and girlfriend manage to keep him sober for 10 days, but he arranges to get away from them and goes on a self-destructive three-day binge.

The Lost Weekend was nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning four: Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Director and Best Screenplay.
Director: Billy Wilder
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Producer(s): Charles Brackett
Cast: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard Da Silva, Doris Dowling, Frank Faylen, Mary Young, Lewis Russell, Frank Orth, Gisela Werbiseck, Eddie Laughton, Harry Barris, Jayne Hazard, Craig Reynolds, Fred Toones, Helen Dickson, David Clyde, Pat Moriarity, William O'Leary
Writer(s): Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder

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