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Born to Kill (1947)

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92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A calculating divorcée risks her chances at wealth and security with a man she doesn't love by getting involved with the hotheaded murderer romancing her foster sister.
Director
Writers
Eve Greene (screenplay) | Richard Macaulay (screenplay) | James Gunn (based on the novel by)
Cinematographer
Robert De Grasse (as Robert de Grasse)
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Updated Apr 30, 1947

Release date
May 3, 1947 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Claire Trevor
Helen Brent Helen Brent   See fewer
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Lawrence Tierney
Sam Wilde Sam Wilde   See fewer
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Walter Slezak
Albert Arnett Albert Arnett   See fewer
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Phillip Terry
Fred Grover Fred Grover   See fewer
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Audrey Long
Georgia Staples Wilde Georgia Staples Wilde   See fewer
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Elisha Cook Jr.
Marty Waterman Marty Waterman   See fewer
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Isabel Jewell
Laury Palmer Laury Palmer   See fewer
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Esther Howard
Mrs. Kraft Mrs. Kraft   See fewer
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Grandon Rhodes
Inspector Wilson Inspector Wilson   See fewer
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Demetrius Alexis
Maitre d'Hotel (uncredited) Maitre d'Hotel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Symona Boniface
Gambler at Roulette Table (uncredited) Gambler at Roulette Table (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Brennan
Sally (uncredited) Sally (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ellen Corby
2nd Maid (uncredited) 2nd Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sayre Dearing
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Dixon
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Neal Dodd
Clergyman (uncredited) Clergyman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Fenwick
Margaret Macy (uncredited) Margaret Macy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Frederick
Desk Clerk (uncredited) Desk Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Frommer
Delivery Boy (uncredited) Delivery Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Harvey
Divorce Lawyer (uncredited) Divorce Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martha Hyer
Maid (uncredited) Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Perc Launders
Detective Bryson (uncredited) Detective Bryson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Lufkin
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
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Beatrice Maude
Cook (uncredited) Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Murphy
Cab Driver (uncredited) Cab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Noonan
Bellboy (uncredited) Bellboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Netta Packer
Mrs. Perth (uncredited) Mrs. Perth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jason Robards Sr.
Conductor (uncredited) Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sammy Shack
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Stone
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Phil Warren
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Napoleon Whiting
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7.2 / 10 | 4,122 votes