The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle
The Asphalt Jungle

Year

1950

Duration

107 minutes

Genres

Crime

Language

English

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Synopsis

One of the first (and certainly one of the best) films about a heist gone wrong. Old-timer Doc Reidenschneider, who has just got out of jail, attempts to reunite his former cronies and carry out one last jewel robbery. What follows is an elaborate mix of double-crossing and double-dealing that moves at a relentless pace in this exemplary film noir. Will Doc and his gang get away with the loot, or will they be forced to admit that crime doesn't pay? Look out for a very early appearance by Marilyn Monroe.

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This film has a couple of uses of mild bad language

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