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The Big Heat

The Big Heat(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

A police detective whose wife was killed by the mob teams with a scarred gangster's moll to bring down a powerful gangster.

Cast & Crew

Fritz Lang Director
Glenn Ford Dave Bannion
Gloria Grahame Debby Marsh
Jocelyn Brando Katie Bannion
Alexander Scourby Mike Lagana
Lee Marvin Vince Stone
Jeanette Nolan Bertha Duncan
Willis Bouchey Lt. Ted Wilkes
Robert Burton Gus Burke
Adam Williams Larry Gordon
Howard Wendell Commissioner Higgins
Chris Alcaide George Rose

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 14 Oct 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Recording) Production Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  88-89 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • One of the most LAUGHABLE films noirs ever.

    johnny 2015-06-07

    I can't stop laughing at Glenn Ford. What a joke! MORE>

  • The Big Not-So-Hot

    el debbo 2013-11-26

    I know I run the risk of hot coffee being flung by wrathful reviewers, but I was disappointed in this. Good storyline,good players. Cheezy sets... Glenn... MORE>

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    Fred C. Wilson III 2012-11-01

    The recent TCM movie staring Robert Michum 'The Wrath of God' was one of the best movies I've ever seen! I event that TCM make this movie... MORE>