A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why?
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Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Soldier, Sergeant, Death, Flashback, Friend
Black and White
Film Noir, Police Detective Film, Social Problem Film, Crime Drama
Social Injustice, Miscarriage of Justice
Bleak, Grim, Ominous, Tense, Visceral
Food for Thought, Nail-biters
Has Detailed Data (New)
1, 2, 3
Country Of Origin
Crossfire is a 1947 film noir drama film which deals with the theme of anti-Semitism, as did that year's Academy Award for Best Picture winner, Gentleman's Agreement. The film was directed by Edward Dmytryk and the screenplay was written by John Paxton, based on the 1945 novel The Brick Foxhole by screenwriter and director Richard Brooks. The film features Robert Mitchum, Robert Young, Robert Ryan and Gloria Grahame. It received five Academy Award nominations, including Ryan for Best Supporting Actor and Gloria Grahame for Best Supporting Actress. It was the first B movie to receive a best picture nomination.
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