Force of Evil



Lawyer Joe Morse wants to consolidate all the small-time numbers racket operators into one big powerful operation. But his elder brother Leo is one of these small-time operators who wants to stay that way, preferring not to deal with the gangsters who dominate the big-time.

  1. Abraham Polonsky

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Ira Wolfert


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Garfield

    John Garfield

    Joe Morse

  2. Thomas Gomez

    Thomas Gomez

    Leo Morse

  3. Marie Windsor

    Marie Windsor

    Edna Tucker

  4. Howland Chamberlain

    Howland Chamberlain

    Freddie Bauer

  5. Roy Roberts

    Roy Roberts

    Ben Tucker

Full Cast & Crew

Force of Evil
Force of Evil


Status Released

Release Information

  • December 25, 1948


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 18m

Budget -

Revenue -



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