Released Date
September 18, 1951
Distributor
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Rating
PG
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$49,523 + $0 = $49,523
1924-2004

Marlon Brando

as Stanley Kowalski

1913-1967

Vivien Leigh

as Blanche DuBois

1912-2009

Karl Malden

as Harold

1922-2002

Kim Hunter

as Stella Kowalski

About A Streetcar Named Desire

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

About

Elia Kazan-directed adaptation of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning 1947 play of the same name centering on Blanche DuBois, a southern belle who leaves her aristocratic background and seeks refuge after a series of personal losses.

Trivia

The film marked the first of four consecutive Academy Award nominations for Best Actor for Marlon Brando, however, he was the lone actor of the film to not win an acting award. Vivien LeighKarl Malden and Kim Hunter won for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress, respectively.