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Year
1931
Runtime
83 min.
Director
William A. Wellman
Genres
Crime, Drama
Rating *
7.7
Votes *
13,263
Checks
4,131
Favs
188
Dislikes
20
Favs/checks
4.6% (1:22)
Favs/dislikes
9:1
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  1. nosex's avatar

    nosex

    as robert sklar notes: the final sequence recalls classic horror of the period. the gangster, in his final moment, embodies the mummy or frankenstein, he is an abomination. 8 years 10 months ago
  2. JimEastwood71's avatar

    JimEastwood71

    Guy on the poster looks like Michael Shannon 4 years 11 months ago
  3. Josh_Glover's avatar

    Josh_Glover

    Not that entertaining and pretty easy to lose interest in it, Cagney is better in his gangster roles to come later on in his career. 5 years 9 months ago
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  4. This movie ranks #74 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  5. This movie ranks #99 in Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  6. This movie ranks #103 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  7. This movie ranks #241 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  8. This movie ranks #353 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
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  9. This movie ranks #682 in TSPDT's 1,000 Noir Films
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