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The Big Heat (1953)

15 10/14/1953 (US) CrimeThriller 1h 29m
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A hard cop and a soft dame.


After the suspicious suicide of a fellow cop, tough homicide detective Dave Bannion takes the law into his own hands when he sets out to smash a vicious crime syndicate. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment in 1997.

  1. Fritz Lang


  2. Sydney Boehm


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  1. Glenn Ford

    Glenn Ford

    Det. Sgt. Dave Bannion

  2. Gloria Grahame

    Gloria Grahame

    Debby Marsh

  3. Lee Marvin

    Lee Marvin

    Vince Stone

  4. Jeanette Nolan

    Jeanette Nolan

    Bertha Duncan

  5. Alexander Scourby

    Alexander Scourby

    Mike Lagana

  6. Jocelyn Brando

    Jocelyn Brando

    Katie Bannion

  7. Peter Whitney

    Peter Whitney


  8. Willis Bouchey

    Willis Bouchey

    Lt. Ted Wilks

  9. Robert Burton

    Robert Burton

    Det. Gus Burke

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The Big Heat
The Big Heat

Status Released

Original Language English

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