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Year
1928
Runtime
76 min.
Director
Josef von Sternberg
Genres
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Rating *
7.7
Votes *
2,522
Checks
1,582
Favs
130
Dislikes
9
Favs/checks
8.2% (1:12)
Favs/dislikes
14:1
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  1. the3rdman's avatar

    the3rdman

    Absolutely gorgeous to look at, at times. The way von Sternberg uses mist... The docks are an imaginary realm of desire and violence. The barrel-chested Bancroft is the epitome of fetishized working-class masculinity. Kinda sweetly, stupidly romantic for all that. 5 years 11 months ago
  2. ClassicLady's avatar

    ClassicLady

    Fabulous cinematography. Really gorgeous to watch. 3 years 6 months ago
  3. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Great one! 7 years ago
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  1. This movie ranks #40 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  2. This movie ranks #44 in Silent but not Forgotten: The best silent films
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  3. This movie ranks #47 in IMDb's Film-noir Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #49 in The British Film Institute: 360 Classics
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  5. This movie ranks #80 in The Top 300 Silent Era Films
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  6. This movie ranks #82 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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  7. This movie ranks #109 in Doubling the Canon
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  8. This movie ranks #261 in National Film Registry
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  9. This movie ranks #611 in The Criterion Collection
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