I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
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Terrific film with a most haunting ending.
Incredible movie that's entertaining and thought-provoking. It also stood the test of time really well. The film shows how horrific it was to be in a chain gang and it raises many questions about justice. It also contains many suspenseful scenes, like the escape attempts. The film is very fast-paced, Paul Muni's acting is great, and there are some neat editing tricks. The ending will probably haunt me for a long time. I really enjoyed this film and I was glued to the screen the entire time.
Excellent film. Muni is absolutely sublime.
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This movie ranks #1 in National Board of Review - Best Film
This movie ranks #8 in Film-noir
This movie ranks #15 in 1930s
This movie ranks #33 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
This movie ranks #39 in Doubling the Canon
This movie ranks #58 in National Film Registry
This movie ranks #63 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #84 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
This movie ranks #108 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
This movie ranks #323 in TSPDT 1000 Noir Films
This movie ranks #446 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
This movie ranks #593 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown