He Ran All the Way
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He Ran All the Way
Nick Robey (John Garfield) is a down-on-his-luck two-bit hood, fast on his feet but a little slow on the uptake. His running buddy, Al Molin (Norman Lloyd), does most of the thinking for him, which includes a payroll heist that goes horribly wrong when a cop spots them just as they've slugged the man with the cash. Al is wounded and caught, but Nick manages to get away, shooting the police officer in the process. He remembers Al's last instructions, to act calmly and melt into the crowd, but Nick isn't quite able to do that -- he hides out at a public swimming pool, where he meets… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Less than a classic but more than a curio, John Garfield's last vehicle marks the disintegration of Hollywood's old left."
‑ J. Hoberman, Village Voice
"By the time he finished directing this notable addition to the film noir cannon in 1951, John Berry had become the eleventh member of the Senator Joe McCarthy's "Hollywood Ten" blacklist."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"First movie that used the setup of a family trapped in their home by a killer on-the-run."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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