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The Killers

The Killers(1946)

Also Known As: Ernest Hemingway's The Killers |

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Brief Synopsis

An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer's beneficiary.

Cast & Crew

Robert Siodmak Director
Burt Lancaster Ole "Swede" Anderson, also known as Pete Lund
Ava Gardner Kitty Collins
Edmond O'Brien James Riordan
Albert Dekker "Big Jim" Colfax
Sam Levene Sam Lubinsky
Vince Barnett Charleston
Virginia Christine Lilly Harmon Lubinsky
Jack Lambert Dum Dum
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1946 Production Date:  AFI
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 Pictures Company, Inc.
Duration(mins):  102-103 or 105 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Killers

    Jack Grattan 2014-06-08

    As essential as film noir gets. The opening is the tightest adaptation of Hemingway, ever. Phantom Lady and this film make Robert Siodmak and Woody Bredell... MORE>

  • "The double cross to end all double crosses"

    Jeff Boston 2013-12-12

    On a dime he did time in his prime for her crime (she's slime), but Walter Mitty, not too witty, kept carrying a torch for pretty Kitty, and it hurt... MORE>

  • Killer of a Movie

    Bob Hendrick 2011-11-02

    Of all the attempts to transition Hemingway to the screen, this is possibly the best effort and result. A great story told in brilliant flashbacks, with... MORE>