Force of Evil

"Very Good"

Force of Evil Review


Ah, when a gangster's attorney falls in love... A long-forgotten film noir, with Garfield as a corrupt mob lawyer intent on running the small-time numbers-runners of the city out of business so his client can pick up the pieces. Not a good guy in the bunch, and his role was so damaging it almost ended Garfield's career. A thinly-veiled outright damnation of capitalism and its merger-heavy practices. Heavy-handed but quite intriguing and poetic.


Force of Evil

Facts and Figures

Run time: 78 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 25th December 1948

Distributed by: MGM

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Fresh: 13

IMDB: 7.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

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Starring: as Joe Morse, as Leo Morse, as Edna Tucker, as Freddie Bauer (as Howland Chamberlin), as Ben Tucker, as Bill Ficco, Barry Kelley as Det. Egan, Paul McVey as Hobe Wheelock, Beatrice Pearson as Doris Lowry

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