The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
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Good noir!! Even appearing only about 10 minutes in the movie, it´s impossible not to realize Marilyn Monroe is on the screen!! She simply shines!!!
I read your comment before I watched this movie, and still I didn't realize Marilyn Monroe was in this till I came back here. She grew up fast.
Anyways, really good movie!
Decent Noir, I'd say. The pace of the film is a bit weighty though, many times it starts to drag on and interest starts to wane. More of a fan of Sunset Boulevard and The Third Man kind of Noir myself, but this isn't bad.
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This movie ranks #20 in IMDb's Film-Noir Top 50
This movie ranks #33 in Quentin Tarantino's Coolest Movies of All Time
This movie ranks #42 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
This movie ranks #44 in Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
This movie ranks #53 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
This movie ranks #66 in TSPDT's 1,000 Noir Films
This movie ranks #66 in TSPDT's 100 Essential Noir Films
This movie ranks #207 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
This movie ranks #227 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #404 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
This movie ranks #506 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
This movie ranks #585 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
This movie ranks #627 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
This movie ranks #747 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
This movie ranks #994 in The Criterion Collection