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Act of Violence (1949)

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82 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

An embittered, vengeful POW stalks his former commanding officer who betrayed his men's planned escape attempt from a Nazi prison camp.
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Feb 1949 (United States)

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Van Heflin
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William Bailey
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Douglas Carter
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Bill Cartledge
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Fred Datig Jr.
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Jim Drum
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Everett Glass
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7.5 / 10 | 4,132 votes