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The Killing (1956)

NR 85 min - Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime - 8 May 1956
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The Killing was Stanley Kubrick’s first film with a professional cast and the first time he achieved public recognition as the unconventional director he’s now known for. The story is of ex-prisoners who plan to set up a racetrack so they can live a life without monetary worries. One of the more exceptional films of the 1950’s.

Director:  Stanley Kubrick
Stars:  Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen, Elisha Cook Jr., Marie Windsor, Ted de Corsia, Joe Sawyer, James Edwards, Timothy Carey, Joe Turkel, Jay Adler, Kola Kwariani, Tito Vuolo, Dorothy Adams, James Griffith, Herbert Ellis, Cecil Elliott, Steve Mitchell, Mary Carroll, William Benedict, Charles Cane, Robert Williams, Tom Coleman, Rodney Dangerfield, Franklyn Farnum, John George, Art Gilmore, Kenner G. Kemp, Carl M. Leviness, Sol Gorss, Harry Hines, Hal J. Moore, Harvey Parry, Richard Reeves, Frank Richards, Arthur Tovey

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Storyline

The Killing was Stanley Kubrick’s first film with a professional cast and the first time he achieved public recognition as the unconventional director he’s now known for. The story is of ex-prisoners who plan to set up a racetrack so they can live a life without monetary worries. One of the more exceptional films of the 1950’s.



Tagline: ...Like No Other Picture Since "Scarface" and "Little Caesar"!

Genres: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  8 May 1956

Box Office

Budget:  $320,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  United Artists, Harris-Kubrick Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 25 min

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