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The Racket

The Racket(1951)

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Brief Synopsis

A tough cop has to fight his superiors in order to battle the mob.

Cast & Crew

John Cromwell Director
Robert Mitchum Capt. Tom McQuigg
Lizabeth Scott Irene Hayes
Robert Ryan Nick Scanlon
William Talman Bob Johnson
Ray Collins Mortimer X. Welsh
Joyce MacKenzie Mary McQuigg
Robert Hutton Dave Ames
Virginia Huston Lucy Johnson
William Conrad Sgt. Turk
Walter Sande Delaney
Les Tremayne Chief Harry Craig
Don Porter R. G. Connolly
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Philadelphia, PA opening: 25 Oct 1951; Los Angeles opening: 9 Nov 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  An Edmund Grainger Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  89-90 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,999    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Terrific movie with 2 great Roberts

    Varla 2012-11-01

    Entertaining movie that sparkles everytime the fabulous Robert Ryan shows up. Also great performances by Lizabeth Scott and William Conrad. MORE>

  • Outstanding cast

    Matt 2012-05-04

    This feature doesn't miss much; script, direction, cast, screenplay are well put together. MORE>

  • Underrated Film Noir

    Bruce Reber 2009-01-29

    "The Racket" is a gritty and very underrated film noir that features Robert Mitchum in one of his best performances. I have heard that Howard... MORE>