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The Racket (1951)

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88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

In New York, two honest cops try to hinder a crime syndicate from moving into the precinct and also to prevent the mob's plan of electing a corrupt prosecutor to a judgeship.
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Updated Oct 25, 1951

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Dec 12, 1951 (United States)

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68 cast members
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Robert Mitchum
Captain Thomas McQuigg Captain Thomas McQuigg   See fewer
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Lizabeth Scott
Irene Hayes Irene Hayes   See fewer
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Robert Ryan
Nick Scanlon Nick Scanlon   See fewer
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William Talman
Officer Bob Johnson Officer Bob Johnson   See fewer
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Ray Collins
Dist. Atty. Mortimer X. Welsh Dist. Atty. Mortimer X. Welsh   See fewer
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Joyce Mackenzie
Mary McQuigg (as Joyce MacKenzie) Mary McQuigg (as Joyce MacKenzie)   See fewer
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Robert Hutton
Dave Ames Dave Ames   See fewer
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Virginia Huston
Lucy Johnson Lucy Johnson   See fewer
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William Conrad
Det. Sgt. Turk Det. Sgt. Turk   See fewer
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Walter Sande
Precinct Sgt. Jim Delaney Precinct Sgt. Jim Delaney   See fewer
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Les Tremayne
Harry Craig (Crime Commission chief investigator) Harry Craig (Crime Commission chief investigator)   See fewer
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Don Porter
R.G. Connolly R.G. Connolly   See fewer
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Walter Baldwin
Booking Sgt. Sullivan Booking Sgt. Sullivan   See fewer
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Brett King
Joe Scanlon Joe Scanlon   See fewer
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Richard Karlan
Breeze Enright Breeze Enright   See fewer
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Tito Vuolo
Tony, Nick's Barber Tony, Nick's Barber   See fewer
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Eric Alden
Sergeant (uncredited) Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gregg Barton
Rookie Cop (uncredited) Rookie Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Beddoe
Mitchell - Member of Craig's Office (uncredited) Mitchell - Member of Craig's Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kate Belmont
Operator (uncredited) Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Bice
Police Dispatcher (uncredited) Police Dispatcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matthew Boulton
Simpson - Nick's Butler (uncredited) Simpson - Nick's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Brooks
Cameron (uncredited) Cameron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howland Chamberlain
Roy Higgins (uncredited) Roy Higgins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claudia Constant
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Daheim
Mannick - Nick's Driver / Henchman (uncredited) Mannick - Nick's Driver / Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Dillaway
Harris - Member of Craig's Team (uncredited) Harris - Member of Craig's Team (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Dupuis
Police Car Driver (uncredited) Police Car Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Easton
Operator (uncredited) Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Flaherty
Policeman, Car 43 (uncredited) Policeman, Car 43 (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Forrest
Head of Crime Commission (uncredited) Head of Crime Commission (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gargan
Lewis (uncredited) Lewis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Gordon
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bret Hamilton
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jayne Hazard
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Curtis Jarrett
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Joslin
Sgt. Werker (uncredited) Sgt. Werker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hazel Keener
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Sergeant (uncredited) Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Lauter
Officer Mosley (uncredited) Officer Mosley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald Lee
Elevator Boy (uncredited) Elevator Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Lytton
Police Doctor (uncredited) Police Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Marlowe
Pedestrian with Morning Newspaper (uncredited) Pedestrian with Morning Newspaper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas Martin
Governor's Butler (uncredited) Governor's Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allen Mathews
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Harriet Matthews
Librarian (uncredited) Librarian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philo McCullough
Man Seated at Bar (uncredited) Man Seated at Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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John McGuire
Policeman in Locker Room (uncredited) Policeman in Locker Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Montgomery
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Murphy
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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William J. O'Brien
Counterman / Short Order Cook (uncredited) Counterman / Short Order Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Parker
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The Governor (uncredited) The Governor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Policeman at Roll Call & in Locker Room (uncredited) Policeman at Roll Call & in Locker Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo - Driver / Scanlon Henchman (uncredited) Leo - Driver / Scanlon Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stephen Roberts
Schmidt, Police Car Driver (uncredited) Schmidt, Police Car Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Shea
Night Desk Sergeant (uncredited) Night Desk Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Miles Shepard
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sherlock
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Sherwood
Douglas (uncredited) Douglas (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milburn Stone
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Duke Taylor
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herb Vigran
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Max Wagner
Durko - Ugly Henchman (uncredited) Durko - Ugly Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud Wolfe
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Sally Yarnell
Brunette Police Operator (uncredited) Brunette Police Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 2,375 votes