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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Janet Leigh recalled how Orson Welles asked for input from the actors in the cast: "It started with rehearsals. We rehearsed two weeks prior to shooting, which was unusual. We rewrote most of the dialogue, all of us, which was also unusual, and Mr. Welles always wanted ... ...


Quotes

Customs Officer: 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.

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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) (13 September 1998)

Gross:

$2,237,659 (USA) (3 January 1999)

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