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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
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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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  • Quite worthwhile.

    el debbo 2018-05-20

    Superb characterizations, excellent cinematography....really, really good movie. I simply soaked up the interesting plot, the hidden bookie joint, the... MORE>

  • Probably the best noir ever made

    R. Mann 2018-02-11

    This is a four star movie if there ever was one; I don't know how it was given just three and a half, especially considering what mediocre movies get... MORE>

  • alpha and omega

    a.morris 2018-01-09

    I would consider the director to be the father of film noir. it is fitting that person made one of the last great films of the genre to close the era of it... MORE>