No Way Out

Find out where to watch on


The Biddle brothers, shot while robbing a gas station, are taken to the prison ward of the County Hospital; Ray Biddle, a rabid racist, wants no treatment from black resident Dr. Luther Brooks. When brother John dies while Luther tries to save him, Ray is certain it's murder and becomes obsessed with vengeance. But there are black racists around too, and the situation slides rapidly toward violence.

  1. Joseph L. Mankiewicz

    Director, Writer

  2. Lesser Samuels


Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Widmark

    Richard Widmark

    Ray Biddle

  2. Linda Darnell

    Linda Darnell

    Edie Johnson - Mrs. John Biddle

  3. Stephen McNally

    Stephen McNally

    Dr. Dan Wharton

  4. Sidney Poitier

    Sidney Poitier

    Dr. Luther Brooks

  5. MJ

    Mildred Joanne Smith

    Cora Brooks

  6. Stanley Ridges

    Stanley Ridges

    Dr. Sam Moreland

Full Cast & Crew

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • August 16, 1950



Community Data

Top Contributors

Content Score


Lookin' Good!

Popularity Trend


We don't have any reviews for No Way Out.



We don't have enough data to suggest any movies based on No Way Out. You can help by rating movies you've seen.

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.