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The Breaking Point (1950)

Not Rated
97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

An otherwise moral captain of a charter boat becomes financially strapped and is drawn into illegal activities in order to keep up payments on his boat.
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Writers
Ranald MacDougall (screen play by) | Ernest Hemingway (based on the story by)
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Ted D. McCord (as Ted McCord)
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Updated Sep 30, 1950

Release date
Oct 6, 1950 (United States)

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John Garfield
Harry Morgan Harry Morgan   See fewer
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Patricia Neal
Leona Charles Leona Charles   See fewer
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Phyllis Thaxter
Lucy Morgan Lucy Morgan   See fewer
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Juano Hernandez
Wesley Park Wesley Park   See fewer
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Wallace Ford
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Edmon Ryan
Rogers Rogers   See fewer
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Ralph Dumke
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Sherry Jackson
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Donna Jo Boyce
Connie Morgan Connie Morgan   See fewer
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Victor Sen Yung
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John Alvin
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Chet Brandenburg
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Peter Brocco
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Mary Carroll
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Spencer Chan
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John Close
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John Doucette
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Juan Duval
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Norman Field
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Alex Gerry
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H.W. Gim
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Dick Gordon
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James Griffith
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Helene Hatch
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Len Hendry
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Tommy Lee
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John Morgan
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Norman Phillips Jr.
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7.5 / 10 | 2,263 votes