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The Killer Is Loose (1956)

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73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

An unhinged, deceptively mild-mannered bank robber escapes prison, seeking revenge on the cop who accidentally killed his wife during a gun battle.
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Writers
Harold Medford (screenplay) | John Hawkins (from a story by) | Ward Hawkins (from a story by)
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George A. Gittens (as George Gittens)
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Updated Feb 29, 1956

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Feb 1956 (United States)

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30 cast members
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Joseph Cotten
Detective Sam Wagner Detective Sam Wagner   See fewer
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Rhonda Fleming
Lila Wagner Lila Wagner   See fewer
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Wendell Corey
Leon 'Foggy' Poole Leon 'Foggy' Poole   See fewer
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Alan Hale Jr.
Denny (as Alan Hale) Denny (as Alan Hale)   See fewer
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Michael Pate
Detective Chris Gillespie Detective Chris Gillespie   See fewer
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John Larch
Otto Flanders Otto Flanders   See fewer
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Dee J. Thompson
Grace Flanders Grace Flanders   See fewer
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Virginia Christine
Mary Gillespie Mary Gillespie   See fewer
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Paul Bryar
Greg Boyd Greg Boyd   See fewer
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Stanley Adams
Honor Farm Guard (uncredited) Honor Farm Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Beddoe
Mr. Freeman (uncredited) Mr. Freeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gail Bonney
Mrs. Andrews (uncredited) Mrs. Andrews (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Cliff
Ed (uncredited) Ed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Collier
Assistant District Attorney (uncredited) Assistant District Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martha Crawford
Mrs. Doris Poole (uncredited) Mrs. Doris Poole (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard H. Cutting
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Dennis
Highway Patrolman at Roadblock (uncredited) Highway Patrolman at Roadblock (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lawrence Dobkin
Bank Robber (uncredited) Bank Robber (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Eldredge
Police Captain (uncredited) Police Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Gerstle
Holdup Man (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Holdup Man (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tim Graham
Apartment House Manager (uncredited) Apartment House Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Hudson
Detective on Stakeout (uncredited) Detective on Stakeout (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Jeffers
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Phillips
Police Detective (uncredited) Police Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stafford Repp
State Police Capt. Lyle Snow (uncredited) State Police Capt. Lyle Snow (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Space
Bill, Police Chief (uncredited) Bill, Police Chief (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
Bus Passenger (uncredited) Bus Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Wagenheim
Clothing Store Owner (uncredited) Clothing Store Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martha Wentworth
Apartment House Manager's Wife (uncredited) Apartment House Manager's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 1,412 votes