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The Big Heat (1953)

Not Rated
89 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate.
Director
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Sydney Boehm (screenplay) | William P. McGivern (Saturday Evening Post serial)
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$ 1,250,000
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Release date
Oct 1953 (United States)

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52 cast members
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Glenn Ford
Dave Bannion Dave Bannion   See fewer
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Gloria Grahame
Debby Marsh Debby Marsh   See fewer
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Jocelyn Brando
Katie Bannion Katie Bannion   See fewer
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Alexander Scourby
Mike Lagana Mike Lagana   See fewer
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Lee Marvin
Vince Stone Vince Stone   See fewer
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Jeanette Nolan
Bertha Duncan Bertha Duncan   See fewer
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Peter Whitney
Tierney Tierney   See fewer
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Willis Bouchey
Lt. Ted Wilks Lt. Ted Wilks   See fewer
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Robert Burton
Gus Burke Gus Burke   See fewer
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Adam Williams
Larry Gordon Larry Gordon   See fewer
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Howard Wendell
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Chris Alcaide
George Rose George Rose   See fewer
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Dorothy Green
Lucy Chapman Lucy Chapman   See fewer
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Ric Roman
Baldy Baldy   See fewer
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Dan Seymour
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Edith Evanson
Selma Parker Selma Parker   See fewer
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Phil Arnold
Nick (uncredited) Nick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Linda Bennett
Joyce Bannion (uncredited) Joyce Bannion (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Cane
Hopkins (uncredited) Hopkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Chambers
Hettrick (uncredited) Hettrick (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Close
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Sidney Clute
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John Crawford
Al (uncredited) Al (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Doucette
Mark Reiner (uncredited) Mark Reiner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathryn Eames
Marge (uncredited) Marge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Eben
Harry Shoenstein (uncredited) Harry Shoenstein (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Evans
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Fritz Ford
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Jimmy Gray
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Jeffers
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Byron Kane
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Donald Kerr
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Lyle Latell
Moving Man (uncredited) Moving Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Lauter
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Celia Lovsky
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Herbert Lytton
Martin (uncredited) Martin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Mahoney
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Laura Mason
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Paul Maxey
George Fuller (uncredited) George Fuller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph Mell
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John Merton
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patrick Miller
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William Murphy
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Norma Randall
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Michael Ross
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Ted Stanhope
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Robert Stevenson
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8 / 10 | 19,416 votes