Criss Cross
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Recently divorced and drinking heavily, armored car guard Steve Thompson (Burt Lancaster) meets his ex-wife Anna (Yvonne De Carlo), with whom he is still emotionally and physically obsessed, in a nightclub. Anna is planning on marrying Slim Dundee (Dan Duryea), a gambler with mob connections. Anna and Steve resume their relationship and when caught by Slim, desperate to save their lives, Steve tells Slim that they are planning a robbery of a armored car. Slim agrees to help them and Anna convinces Steve to actually go through with the robbery to get them the money to run away together and… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Deluxe film noir, with rich visual style."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Solid little thriller that inspired Steven Soderbergh's "The Underneath.""
‑ Dan Lybarger, Nitrate Online
"A truly classic film noir."
‑ Bill Clark, FromTheBalcony
"All of the elements for a great film noir are here."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"Cynical film noir of obsessive love and betrayal."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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