About

A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and then leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. After the heist, events take a crazy turn.

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Directed by

Raoul Walsh

Written by

Ivan Goff (Screenplay)
Ben Roberts (Screenplay)
Virginia Kellogg (Story)

Runtime

114 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Pick up the pieces folks, Jimmy's in action again!

Cast

Keywords

train criminal gang on the run parent child relationship prison psychopath gangster killer explosion shootout unfaithful wife heist film noir prison break inmate undercover agent mama's boy infiltrate

Photos

Lists

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

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

250 Quintessential Noir Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Motion Picture Story