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Career criminal Johnny Clay recruits a sharpshooter, a crooked police officer, a bartender and a betting teller named George, among others, for one last job before he goes straight and marries his fiancee, Fay. But when George tells his restless wife, Sherry, about the scheme to steal millions from the racetrack where he works, she hatches a plot of her own.

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Directed by

Stanley Kubrick

Written by

Stanley Kubrick (Screenplay)
Lionel White (Novel)
Jim Thompson (Dialogue)

Runtime

85 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

...Like No Other Picture Since "Scarface" and "Little Caesar"!

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Keywords

femme fatale wife husband relationship adultery corruption secret sniper robbery way of life horse race classic noir marriage crisis bag of money ex-detainee

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