Sudden Fear
Sudden Fear (1952)

Joan Crawford stars as wealthy San Francisco heiress Myra Hudson, a successful playwright who meets Lester Blaine (Jack Palance) while casting her new play in New York. They meet again on the train ride back, fall in love and marry. Unknown… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 12, 1999
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Emanuel Levy

Joan Crawford won her third and last Oscar nomination for this well executed noir thriller, featuring Jack Palance in a scary performance.

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Cole Smithey

Joan Crawford is great in this noir thriller.

Dennis Schwartz
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The suspense is marred by plot devices that don't hold up to further scrutiny.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Stella Dallas
crazy crawford vehicle that verges on camp at times but hang in there for the explosive climax!! also featuring sleazy jack palance and gloria grahame. good… More
AJ Verser
I really want to see this movie again, I can't remember why I liked it so much!
William Dunmyer
"Sudden Fear" is not much more than an ordinary thriller, but it is directed and acted so perfectly that it is uniquely gripping and satisfying. Its… More
Ken Stachnik
Jack Palance steals the show in this intrestingly shot thriller
Veronique Kwak
poetic justice is a common term in ancient greek drama as ""virtue is ultimately rewarded or vice punished, often in modern literature by an ironic… More
jay nixon
melodramatic but its is joan after all so you know that going in