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Basics Critics:73Viewers:67Rusty:77
Category: Crime, Drama, Mystery/Noir/ThrillerNotable as: Film noirSub-Category: Film noir, Black-and-white, Thriller, Crime Fiction, DramaNarrative location: CaliforniaRuntime: 82 - 175 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesFilming location: Santa MonicaDirector: Fred Zinnemann, John SturgesScreenwriter: Robert L. RichardsMusic: Bronisław KaperCinematography: Robert L. SurteesStars: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh, Volkert Kraeft, Joachim Kerzel, Angelika Bender, Phyllis Thaxter, Mary Astor, Berry Kroeger, Connie Gilchrist Producer: William H. WrightAward details: (details at IMDb)

Act of Violence is a 1948 American film noir directed by Fred Zinnemann and adapted for the screen by Robert L. Richards from a story by Collier Young, featuring performances by Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, and Janet Leigh.

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