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We Were Strangers (1949)

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106 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

In 1930's Cuba, a bank clerk and an American mercenary assist a revolutionary group in a plan to kill the President but the Cuban Secret Police chief and the dictator's military complicate the plan's execution.
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Director
Writers
Peter Viertel (screenplay) | John Huston (screenplay) | Robert Sylvester (novel "Rough Sketch")
Producer
Sam Spiegel (as S.P. Eagle)
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Release date
Apr 27, 1949 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Jennifer Jones
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John Garfield
Tony Fenner Tony Fenner   See fewer
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Pedro Armendáriz
Armando Ariete (as Pedro Armendariz) Armando Ariete (as Pedro Armendariz)   See fewer
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Gilbert Roland
Guillermo Montilla Guillermo Montilla   See fewer
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Wally Cassell
Miguel Miguel   See fewer
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David Bond
Ramón Sánchez Ramón Sánchez   See fewer
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José Pérez
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Morris Ankrum
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Abdullah Abbas
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Mimi Aguglia
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Salvador Baguez
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Argentina Brunetti
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Spencer Chan
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Freddie Chapman
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Gertrude Chorre
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Jack Clisby
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Helen Dickson
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Fred Godoy
Vicente Contreras (uncredited) Vicente Contreras (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lelia Goldoni
Consuelo Valdés (uncredited) Consuelo Valdés (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herschel Graham
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Charles Granucci
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Roberta Haynes
Lolita Valdés (uncredited) Lolita Valdés (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Hecht
Enrico (uncredited) Enrico (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.
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John Huston
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Robert Malcolm
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Paul Marion
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Santiago Martínez
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Tina Menard
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Paulo Monte
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Alberto Morin
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Alfonso Pedroza
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Rodd Redwing
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Tito Renaldo
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Joel Rene
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Julian Rivero
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Edwin Rochelle
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Joe Sawaya
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Leonard Strong
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Robert Tafur
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Felipe Turich
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Harry J. Vejar
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Peter Virgo
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6.6 / 10 | 929 votes