Backfire (1950)

When he's discharged from a military hospital, ex-GI Bob Corey (Gordon MacRae) goes on a search for his army buddy Steve Connolly (Edmond O'Brien). A reformed crook, Connolly is on the lam from a trumped-up murder rap, and Corey… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 11, 1950
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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Interesting film noir mystery whodunit with a dream-like, visionary tone.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The acting by MacRae and O'Brien was better than the script deserved, which elevated the thriller into a so-so one.

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Bruce Bruce
A 1950 Film from the Film Noir Collection Vol 5. This is a excellent film, about a veteran who is recovering from wounds in WWII, he and a buddy have dreamed of… More