Force of Evil Movie Review 1949

Information and Film Reviews for Force of Evil the Movie

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A cynical attorney who works for a mob boss and for Wall Street tries to save his brother from the gangster's takeover of the numbers operation. The honorable, though criminal, brother refuses the help of the amoral lawyer, and he is finally forced to confront his conscience. Garfield's sizzling performance and the atmospheric photography have made this a film noir classic.

Distribution

Lions Gate Entertainment, 2700 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404, Phone: (310)449-9200, Fax: (310)255-3870, URL: http://www.lgf.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 82 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Crime Drama, Film Noir, Law & Lawyers, Brothers & Sisters, Ethics & Morals, Gambling, Organized Crime
Screenplay
Abraham Polonsky
Cast
John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Marie Windsor, Sheldon Leonard, Roy Roberts
Cinematography
George Barnes
Director
Abraham Polonsky
Producer
MGM

Awards

Natl. Film Reg. 1994.

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