Share:

The Big Heat(Movie, 1953)

NR
| 1h 29min | Genres: Crime, Drama

A hard cop and a soft dame.

The Big HeatRating: 4.0/5 (with 72 votes)
The Big Heat is a 1953 film noir directed by Fritz Lang, starring Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame and Jocelyn Brando, and featuring Lee Marvin. It centers on a cop who takes on the crime syndicate that controls his city. The film was written by former crime reporter Sydney Boehm, based on a serial by William P. McGivern, which appeared in the Saturday Evening Post and was published as a novel in 1953. The film was selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress in 2011. ()
Movie poster of The Big Heat

Where to watch The Big Heat (cinema/streaming/download)?

"The Big Heat" is currently available on 1 providers. The Big Heat can be rented on Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Awards & Nominations for The Big Heat

National Film Registry

About The Big Heat

Dave Bannion is an upright cop on the trail of a vicious gang he suspects holds power over the police force. Bannion is tipped off after a colleague's suicide and his fellow officers' suspicious silence lead him to believe that they are on the gangsters' payroll. When a bomb meant for him kills his wife instead, Bannion becomes a furious force of vengeance and justice, aided along the way by the gangster's spurned girlfriend Debbie. As Bannion and Debbie fall further and further into the Gangland's insidious and brutal trap, they must use any means necessary (including murder) to get to the truth.

Trailer for The Big Heat + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Posters And Trailer(Trailer, 3:39)

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Made by: Columbia Pictures
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translations: German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/14/1953
Cast: Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby, Lee Marvin, Jeanette Nolan, Carolyn Jones, Willis Bouchey, Robert Burton, Adam Williams, Celia Lovsky, Dorothy Green, Edith Evanson, Peter Whitney, Adam Williams, Glenn Ford, Dan Seymour, Harry Lauter, John Crawford, Ric Roman, Sidney Clute, Chris Alcaide, Phil Arnold
Director: Fritz Lang
Producer: Robert Arthur
Screenwriter: Sydney Boehm, William P. McGivern, Fritz Lang
Film Editor: Charles Nelson
Director of Photography: Charles Lang
Composer: Mischa Bakaleinikoff
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"De schrik op het lijf"
"伟大的警察"
"酷热"
"Jeg er loven"
"Els subornats"
"Lain puolustajat"
"I megali kapsa"
"Ta fota esvysan noris"
"To megalo ktypima"
"Η μεγάλη κάψα"
"Búcsúlevél"
"Fukushû wa ore ni makasero"
"Los sobornados"
"Tot het bittere einde"
"Bannion"
"Corrupção"
"Veliko uzbudjenje"
"Ölüm Korkusu"

Movie recommendations for The Big Heat

If you like The Big Heat then you might also like the following movies:

Detour

Certification unknown

1945 | 1h 7min

Rififi

Certification unknown

1955 | 2h 2min

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

Certification unknown

1932 | 1h 33min

Out of the Past

Certification unknown

1947 | 1h 37min

Similar movies as The Big Heat

These movies are similar to The Big Heat (story/era etc.):

GoodFellas

R

1990 | 2h 25min

The Dead Pool

R

1988 | 1h 31min

Mayhem

Certification unknown

2017 | 1h 26min

The Equalizer

R

2014 | 2h 12min

Other movies with this title: The Big Heat (1988)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:6980, Added: 02/18/2018, Last updated: 09/13/2018