Top 4 Cool Hand Luke Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Cool Hand Luke facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Cool Hand Luke film message.

The magazine with Luke's photo that the boys look at has a soldier pointing a rifle at Luke from the opposite page, foreshadowing the ending of the movie.
The magazine with Luke's photo that the boys look at has a soldier pointing a rifle at Luke from the opposite page, foreshadowing the ending of the movie.
The magazine Dragline was given has an image of Luke next to two girls, the page on the left contains foreshadowing of how the image was fake and what will soon happen to Luke.
The magazine Dragline was given has an image of Luke next to two girls, the page on the left contains foreshadowing of how the image was fake and what will soon happen to Luke.

Cool Hand Luke Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. Luke's prison number is 37 a reference to Luke 1:37. "For with God nothing shall be impossible."

Cool Hand Luke Hidden Details

Cool Hand Luke poster
Cool Hand Luke poster

Cool Hand Luke Plot

A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Cool Hand Luke. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Crime, Drama
Director Stuart Rosenberg
Stars Paul Newman, George Kennedy, J.D. Cannon, Lou Antonio
IMDB score 8.1