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Year
1949
Runtime
106 min.
Director
Robert Hamer
Genres
Crime, Comedy
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
27,927
Checks
6,312
Favs
827
Dislikes
27
Favs/checks
13.1% (1:8)
Favs/dislikes
31:1
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  1. saydin7's avatar

    saydin7

    Beyond all expectations,simply a perfect black comedy. 10 years 4 months ago
  2. Alias's avatar

    Alias

    Aged like a charm. Every bit of old-fashionedness it has only makes it funnier. 9 years 6 months ago
  3. BillieDove's avatar

    BillieDove

    British black humor at its absolute best. Dennis Price steals the show, and was never better. The scenario is pitch-perfect. Lots of great moments. 10 years 8 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #6 in BFI's Top 100 British Films
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  2. This movie ranks #8 in Time Out's The 100 Best British Films
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  3. This movie ranks #32 in IMDb's 1940s Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #42 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  5. This movie ranks #61 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
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  6. This movie ranks #86 in BBC's The 100 Greatest Comedies of All Time
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  7. This movie ranks #165 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  8. This movie ranks #167 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  9. This movie ranks #168 in Geoff King's Film Comedy
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  10. This movie ranks #195 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  11. This movie ranks #200 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  12. This movie ranks #216 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  13. This movie ranks #224 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  14. This movie ranks #347 in The Criterion Collection
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  15. This movie ranks #366 in Jennifer Eiss's 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  16. This movie ranks #386 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  17. This movie ranks #440 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  18. This movie ranks #482 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  19. This movie ranks #505 in Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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