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They Live by Night (1948)
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95 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Romance

An escaped convict, injured during a robbery, falls in love with the woman who nurses him back to health, but their relationship seems doomed from the beginning.
Writers
Charles Schnee (screen play) | Nicholas Ray (adaptation) | Edward Anderson (novel "Thieves Like Us")
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Release date
Nov 5, 1949 (United States)

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Cathy O'Donnell
Keechie Keechie   See fewer
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Howard Da Silva
Chickamaw Chickamaw   See fewer
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Helen Craig
Mattie Mattie   See fewer
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Will Wright
Mobley Mobley   See fewer
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William Phipps
Young Farmer Young Farmer   See fewer
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Ian Wolfe
Hawkins Hawkins   See fewer
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Harry Harvey
Hagenheimer Hagenheimer   See fewer
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Marie Bryant
Singer Singer   See fewer
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Will Lee
Jeweler Jeweler   See fewer
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James Nolan
Schreiber (as Jim Nolan) Schreiber (as Jim Nolan)   See fewer
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Charles Meredith
Comm. Hubbell Comm. Hubbell   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Lambert Lambert   See fewer
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Guy Beach
Plumber (as Guy L. Beach) Plumber (as Guy L. Beach)   See fewer
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Jane Allen
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bakanas
Shadow (uncredited) Shadow (uncredited)   See fewer
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Regan Callais
Young Wife (uncredited) Young Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lewis Charles
Auto Lot Attendant (uncredited) Auto Lot Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Curt Conway
Man in Tuxedo (uncredited) Man in Tuxedo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Suzi Crandall
Lulu (uncredited) Lulu (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Crozier
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd Davis
Herman (uncredited) Herman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gail Davis
Girl at Parking Lot (uncredited) Girl at Parking Lot (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Dobson
Boy at Parking Lot (uncredited) Boy at Parking Lot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Ferguson
Bum (uncredited) Bum (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Foster
Groom (uncredited) Groom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Graham
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited) Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eula Guy
Mrs. Haviland (uncredited) Mrs. Haviland (uncredited)   See fewer
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N.L. Hitch
Bus Driver (uncredited) Bus Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Louis Johnson
Restroom Porter (uncredited) Restroom Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Jones
Waiter in Nightclub (uncredited) Waiter in Nightclub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Kennedy
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kate Drain Lawson
Tillie (uncredited) Tillie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Marlowe
Robert Mansfield (uncredited) Robert Mansfield (uncredited)   See fewer
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Myra Marsh
Mrs. Schaeffer (uncredited) Mrs. Schaeffer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marilyn Mercer
Bride (uncredited) Bride (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carmen Morales
Mother on Bus (uncredited) Mother on Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Moss
Boy on Bus (uncredited) Boy on Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Prager
Short Order Man (uncredited) Short Order Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Erskine Sanford
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey Simpson
Shadow (uncredited) Shadow (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Stevens
Tailor (uncredited) Tailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Whiteman
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lynn Whitney
Waitress (uncredited) Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Williams
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 8,256 votes