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Touch of Evil

Touch of Evil(1958)

Also Known As: Badge of Evil |

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Brief Synopsis

A narcotics agent risks his wife's life to investigate a crooked cop.

Cast & Crew

Orson Welles Director
Charlton Heston Ramon Miguel "Mike" Vargas
Janet Leigh Susan Vargas
Orson Welles Hank Quinlan
Joseph Calleia Pete Menzies
Akim Tamiroff "Uncle" Joe Grandi
Joanna Moore Marcia Linnekar
Mort Mills Schwartz
Victor Millan Manuelo Sanchez
Lalo Rios Risto
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1958 Production Date:  AFI; Alan
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  95 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,388    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • "A policeman's job is only easy in a police state"

    Jeff Boston 2015-05-09

    Well said by Vargas, played solidly by Heston, in commenting about how law enforcement has the hardest jobs around and cannot compromise their convictions,... MORE>

  • touch of evil

    stewart 2015-05-08

    As usual, Matlin's review is incomprehensible. ("Fantastic, justifiably famous opening shot merely commences stylistic masterpiece, dazzlingly... MORE>

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    kevin sellers 2015-04-20

    My second favorite line from this film, Vargas' question, "Who's the boss? The cop or the law?" is, of course, extremely relevant... MORE>