Johnny Eager
Johnny Eager (1942)

In this film, Robert Taylor stars as a finagling crook who steps on and over everyone to get to the top. Seeking vengeance on Edward Arnold, the prosecuting attorney who sent him to prison, Taylor sweet-talks his way into a job with Arnold… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 30, 1993
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Emanuel Levy
Variety

Mervyn LeRoy's picture is more a melodrama than a crime-gangster due to star Robert Taylor and the studio behind it (MGM), but it's worth seeing for Van Heflin's Oscar performance as the cynical alcoholic given to philosophical observations.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Nothing can save this syrupy crime melodrama from its eagerness to please as a romantic sudser.

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Stella Dallas
a surprisingly good film with one of the most beautiful screen couples i've seen in lana turner and robert taylor. these two aren't noted for their… More
jay nixon
Tough little actioner, Lana never more beautiful. Van Heflin excellent in support. Worthwhile
Cindy I
With this film about a gangster in love with a girl out of his league, Robert Taylor showed the world that he was more than just a (VERY) pretty face. He showed… More