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The Killers (1946)

103 min - Crime, Drama, Mystery - 28 August 1946
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Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas station attendant, "the Swede," who's expecting them. Insurance investigator Reardon pursues the case against the orders of his boss, who considers it trivial. Weaving together threads of the Swede's life, Reardon uncovers a complex tale of treachery and crime, all linked with gorgeous, mysterious Kitty Collins.

Director:  Robert Siodmak
Stars:  Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker, Sam Levene, Vince Barnett, Virginia Christine, Jack Lambert, Charles D. Brown, Donald MacBride, Charles McGraw, William Conrad, Jeff Corey, Gino Corrado, Frank McLure, Howard Freeman, Charles Middleton, Queenie Smith, Jack Cheatham, William Ruhl, Ernie Adams, George Anderson, Sam Ash, Frank Baker, Oliver Cross, Sam Harris, Jack Lomas, Jack Tornek, John Sheehan, Brooks Benedict, Mike Lally, John Berkes, Edward Biby, Robert Haines, George Hoagland, Florence Wix, Harry Brown, Phil Brown, James Conaty, Noel Cravat, Neal Dodd, Mike Donovan, Dick Gordon, Nolan Leary, Michael Hale, Harry Hayden, Mark Hellinger, Al Hill, Jimmie Horan, Kenner G. Kemp, Paul Kruger, Ethan Laidlaw, Perc Launders, Howard Negley, Vera Lewis, Therese Lyon, John Miljan, Garry Owen, Beatrice Roberts, Wally Rose, Wallace Scott, Ann Staunton, Milton Wallace, Bill Walker

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Storyline

Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas station attendant, "the Swede," who's expecting them. Insurance investigator Reardon pursues the case against the orders of his boss, who considers it trivial. Weaving together threads of the Swede's life, Reardon uncovers a complex tale of treachery and crime, all linked with gorgeous, mysterious Kitty Collins.



Tagline: TENSE! TAUT! TERRIFIC! Told the untamed Hemingway way!

Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Language:  English
Release Date:  28 August 1946

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Universal Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 43 min

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