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Roadblock (1951)





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In this film noir, an insurance investigator falls in love with a golddigger who claims that she is falling for him too, but cannot be with him because he cannot afford to keep her. They decide to marry, and to get his sexy bride some money, the investigator gets involved in a conspiracy to steal over $1 million in bills slated to be destroyed. Despite his plans, he is not prepared for the killing of a postal worker, and ends up framed for the crime causing he and the girl to abandon their mountain cabin. Unfortunately, a series of roadblocks prevent their escape.


Charles McGraw
as Joe Peters
Lowell Gilmore
as Kendall Webb
Louis Jean Heydt
as Harry Miller
Joseph Crehan
as Thompson
Joe Forte
as Brissard
Barry Brooks
as Policeman
Frank Marlowe
as Policeman
Harold Landon
as Bartender at Larry's Club
Martha Mears
as Singer at Larry's Club
John K. Butler
as Hotel Clerk
Peter Brocco
as Bank Heist Man
Dewey Robinson
as Mike the Bartender
Harry Lauter
as Saunders
Howard Negley
as Police Captain
David McMahon
as Radio Operator
Phyllis Planchard
as Bobbie Webb
Janette Scott
as Mrs. MacDonald
Jean Dean
as Airline Hostess
Janet Scott
as Mrs. MacDonald
Dave Willock
as Airport Clerk
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All Critics (1)

A typical low-budget film noir of the early 1950s.

December 8, 2003 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

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