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Brute Force(1947)

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Brief Synopsis

Tough, disgruntled prisoners plan a daring, possibly bloody escape while on a drain pipe detail.

Cast & Crew

Jules Dassin Director
Burt Lancaster Joe Collins
Hume Cronyn Captain Munsey
Anita Colby Flossie
Jeff Corey Freshman
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 16 Jul 1947
Release Date:  1947 Production Date:  LC
FCA 4705-07
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Mark Hellinger Productions, Inc., Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  94-95 or 98 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • Brute Force

    Dashiell B. 2012-12-02

    Director Dassin's first film into the crime-thriller genre. Lancaster is believable as one of a group of convicts plotting a daring escape, Croyne is... MORE>

  • Brute Force - Brutal Prison Film

    Bruce Reber 2011-08-26

    "Brute Force" is a tough-as-nails, in-your-face prison drama. Burt Lancaster gives one of his strongest performances as prisoner Joe Collins, who... MORE>

  • Brute Force (1947)

    James Higgins 2010-03-19

    81/100. This is certainly one of the best prison movies ever made. All the performances are good. Burt Lancaster is terrific, and this is the film that... MORE>