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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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  • Monroe as a Moll

    denscul 2014-02-06

    This film is full of semi-stars and character actors. Together with a better than average plot for a heist film, its grimy film noire stuff. Monroe plays... MORE>

  • "Don't worry, baby, you'll have plenty of trips"

    Jeff Boston 2013-06-27

    Great off-the-cuff utterance by the commissioner: " (An) educated man who uses his brain to circumvent the law - worst type of human being as far as... MORE>

  • The Asphalt Jungle

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-03-26

    The truly original heist thriller that has inspired countless films. Strong characterizations showing the business relationships between different career... MORE>