Born to Be Bad

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Nicholas Ray’s 1950 drama with Joan Fontaine and Robert Ryan. A manipulative woman plots to seduce her cousin's rich fiance, but is also in love with the only man who can see her selfish true nature. Based on the 1928 bestseller "All Kneeling" by Anne Parrish.

  1. Edith R. Sommer


  2. Anne Parrish


  3. Nicholas Ray


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  1. Joan Fontaine

    Joan Fontaine

    Christabel Caine Carey

  2. Robert Ryan

    Robert Ryan

    Nick Bradley

  3. Zachary Scott

    Zachary Scott

    Curtis Carey

  4. Joan Leslie

    Joan Leslie

    Donna Foster

  5. Mel Ferrer

    Mel Ferrer

    Gabriel 'Gobby' Broome

  6. HV

    Harold Vermilyea

    John Caine

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • August 27, 1950



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