Skip to main content

King of the Underworld

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 9 min.

Plot Summary
Dr. Niles Nelson (John Eldredge) works in private practice as the on-call doctor for ruthless crime kingpin Joe Gurney (Humphrey Bogart). In the midst of a shoot-out that leads to Gurney's arrest, an errant bullet kills Nelson as he treats the wounded. When the police begin investigating his wife, Dr. Carole Nelson (Kay Francis), the attention ruins her career. Desperate to reclaim her life, Carole skips town and struggles both to clear her name and to avenge her husband's death.

Cast: Humphrey Bogart , Kay Francis , James Stephenson , John Eldredge , Jessie Busley , Arthur Aylesworth , Raymond Brown , Harland Tucker

Director: Lewis Seiler

Genres: Crime drama

King of the Underworld (1939)

Release Date: January 1st, 1939|1 hr. 9 min.

watch now

similar movies

  • Five Star Final (1931)

  • Each Dawn I Die (1939)

  • Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

  • Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

How do you watch stuff?


How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings