• The Killing (1990)

The Killing

Release Date: October 10th, 1990

DVD Release Date: June 29th, 1999

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

Career criminal Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) recruits a sharpshooter (Timothy Carey), a crooked police officer (Ted de Corsia), a bartender (Joe Sawyer) and a betting teller named George (Elisha Cook Jr.), among others, for one last job before he goes straight and marries his fiancee, Fay (Coleen Gray). But when George tells his restless wife, Sherry (Marie Windsor), about the scheme to steal millions from the racetrack where he works, she hatches a plot of her own.

Cast: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen, Marie Windsor, Joe Sawyer, Ted de Corsia, Elisha Cook Jr.

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Harris-Kubrick Productions

Keywords: 1950s, Fall, Suspenseful, Police officer, Wife, Pursuit, Gripping

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Awards

Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1957)