Journey Into Fear
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In this film, Joseph Cotten stars as an American gunnery engineer up to his armpits in international intrigue. Targeted for extermination by the Gestapo, Cotten secretly books passage on a steamer bound to Batumi. From the outset, it is no secret that one of the passengers is a Nazi assassin.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Welles shows himself a careful student of Alfred Hitchcock, but he falls far short of the Old Master."
‑ , TIME Magazine
"Visually inventive thriller."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"An exciting wartime spy film with film noir overtones."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Unfortunately, RKO cut it almost as badly as The Magnificent Ambersons, which was in production at the same time, and what survives is basically a lot of claustrophobic atmosphere and some fair-to-middling suspense."
‑ Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
"First-rate noir thriller that was somewhat compromised by post-production tampering."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A visually arresting film with a nod to the quirky that just can't be beat in terms of the bizarre."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Almost too casually, it is a classic."
‑ , Film4
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