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The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle(1950)

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Brief Synopsis

A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.

Cast & Crew

John Huston Director
Sterling Hayden Dix Handley
Louis Calhern Alonzo D. Emmerich
Jean Hagen Doll Conovan
James Whitmore Gus Minissi
Sam Jaffe Doc Erwin Riedenschneider
John McIntire Police Commissioner Hardy
Barry Kelley Lt. Ditrich
Anthony Caruso Louis Ciavelli
Teresa Celli Maria Ciavelli
Marilyn Monroe Angela Phinlay
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1950 Production Date:  A John Huston Production
AFI; Karl
Karl=9191
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  112 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,087    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Towering Sterling Hayden

    DON RILEY 2016-02-06

    Another actor who doesn't get enough credit for his ensemble acting. Sterling Hayden on his own always appears one dimensional. Then you look at the... MORE>

  • unmatched

    Michael 2015-10-26

    the best film noir crime heist drama ever period hands down. often imitated never duplicated or matched. Only Double Indemnity, out of the past , and... MORE>

  • The Asphalt Jungle

    Dbydesign 2015-10-19

    This is one of the best movies that I have ever had the priviledge to view. Unmatched by most of the 1950's movies, this B & W spectacle, chews up... MORE>