Touch of Evil (1958)

PG-13  |   |  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir


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A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.


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Trivia

In the movie Ed Wood (1994), the Orson Welles character complains to the Ed Wood character about administrative meddling in a director's artistic vision: "I'm supposed to do a thriller with Universal, but they want Charlton Heston to play a Mexican," referring to this film (in reality, ... ...


Quotes

Border Cop: Uh, you folks American citizens?


Goofs

The degree of beard stubble on Quinlan's face changes from sequence to sequence within the same night.


Crazy Credits

In the 111-minute restored version, there are no credits at all until the end of the film.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

February 1958

Language

English, Spanish


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$829,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$70,725 (USA) (11 September 1998)

Gross:

$2,237,659 (USA) (1 January 1999)

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