Brute Force Movie Review 1947

Information and Film Reviews for Brute Force the Movie

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Lancaster (in a star-making turn) is Joe, an inmate in an overcrowded prison lorded over by sadistic guard Munsey (Cronyn). When Munsey pushes the prisoners too far, Joe leads a daring prison break attempt. While some see this intense drama as heavy-handed (all of the inmates are victims of circumstance), but the portrayals are compelling, and the story is first-rate noir.

Distribution

Image Entertainment, 20525 Nordhoff St., Ste 200, Chatsworth, CA 91311, Phone: (818)407-9100, Email: inquiries@image-entertainment.com, URL: http://www.image-entertainment.com

Available on DVD
Running time 102 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Screenplay
Richard Brooks
Cast
Burt Lancaster, Ann Blyth, Ella Raines, Yvonne De Carlo, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Whit Bissell, Howard Duff, Jeff Corey
Cinematography
William H. Daniels
Director
Jules Dassin
Music
Miklos Rozsa

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