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
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

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"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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