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When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas begins his investigation, along with American police captain Hank Quinlan. When Vargas begins to suspect that Quinlan and his shady partner, Menzies, are planting evidence to frame an innocent man, his investigations into their possible corruption quickly put himself and his new br...

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Directed by

Orson Welles

Written by

Orson Welles (Screenplay)
Whit Masterson (Novel)

Runtime

95 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

THE STRANGEST VENGEANCE EVER PLANNED!

Cast

Keywords

hotel investigation honeymoon brothel film noir border car bomb mexican evidence united states–mexico barrier

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Lists

#241 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#30 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#109 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#236 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss