Universal Pictures | Release Date: February 1, 1958
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alejandro970Nov 25, 2018
An essential from Orson Welles. Police thriller with the well-known ingredents that makes works clockwise: crooked policemen, femmes fatale, an overwhemed atmosphere and intrigue.
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TMProofreader3Aug 23, 2019
The best, GREATEST thrilling gangster movie ever portrayed! With the best movie character ever portrayed: Orson Welles as Capt. Hank Quinlan! Plus the best movie quote ever spoken: "He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you sayThe best, GREATEST thrilling gangster movie ever portrayed! With the best movie character ever portrayed: Orson Welles as Capt. Hank Quinlan! Plus the best movie quote ever spoken: "He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people?" And the best movie score ever composed! Expand
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DeanomiteJan 31, 2020
Interesting title considering the studio recut it in a fight with Welles that ended in them not wanting to submit it for awards and him never working for a studio again. Also interesting is that Welles' character mirrored his life at thatInteresting title considering the studio recut it in a fight with Welles that ended in them not wanting to submit it for awards and him never working for a studio again. Also interesting is that Welles' character mirrored his life at that time. I saw the 1998 version, reconstructed from Welles' notes. It is fantastic, his 2nd best movie, just have to get past Charlton Heston as a Mexican. Expand
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