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A.k.a.
The Iron Kiss
Year
1964
Runtime
90 min.
Director
Samuel Fuller
Genres
Crime, Drama
Rating *
7.4
Votes *
3,996
Checks
1,627
Favs
126
Dislikes
15
Favs/checks
7.7% (1:13)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. Thorkell's avatar

    Thorkell

    This is just the kind of film I like, so strange that you can not fit it into anything. It is like a mixture of a very dark film noir and a romantic musical, without the singing (well there is one very beautiful musical number that would have been perfect in Sound of Music) but the rest of the romantic innocent scenes is like scenes from music-less musical; artificial, borderline fake and over the top.

    Mixing these two things together, side by side, is really strange but it does work. It kind of reminded me of The Night of the Hunter and Blue Velvet. A mixture of charming innocence and real darkness. Someone who does something like this is either a reincarnation of Ed Wood or a genius. I believe the latter. Wonderfully twisted, just the way a film should be :)
    6 years 3 months ago
  2. Camille Deadpan's avatar

    Camille Deadpan

    This movie is so amazing I cannot even find the right words to describe it. I kept thinking I know what was going to happen but I really had no idea. And Constance Towers as Kelly is so amazing, I think I'm in love with her ;)
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    4 years 7 months ago
  3. the3rdman's avatar

    the3rdman

    Campy suburban noir with visual flair and a tough heroine. 5 years 3 months ago
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In 4 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #18 in The Criterion Collection
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  2. This movie ranks #60 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  3. This movie ranks #91 in A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies
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  4. This movie ranks #143 in TSPDT 1000 Noir Films
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