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The Killing (1956)

Career criminal Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) recruits a sharpshooter (Timothy Carey), a crooked police officer (Ted de Corsia), a bartender (Joe Sawyer) and a betting teller named George (Elisha Cook Jr.), among others, for one last job before he goes straight and marries his fiancee, Fay (Coleen Gray). But when George tells his restless wife, Sherry (Marie Windsor), about the scheme to steal millions from the racetrack where he works, she hatches a plot of her own.

The Killing (1956)
Cast:

Sterling Hayden
Coleen Gray
Vince Edwards
Jay C. Flippen
Marie Windsor
Ted de Corsia
Elisha Cook Jr.

Director:
Stanley Kubrick

Producer:
James B. Harris

Written by:
Stanley Kubrick, Lionel White

Distributor:
United Artists

Budget:
$320,000

Awards:

BAFTA Awards - Best Film from any Source (Nominated)



Rotten Tomatoes Score:
97%