The Big Clock
The Big Clock (1948)

This taut and intelligent film noir stars Ray Milland as George Stroud, the editor of a successful true-crime magazine published by tyrannical Earl Janoth (Charles Laughton), a demanding employer obsessed with time. After seven years,… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 6, 2004
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...there's no denying that the movie possesses a surprisingly contemporary vibe.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

First-rate 'noirish' thriller with comedy.

Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Terrific suspense ... still packs a punch.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Wonderful thriller as Milland tries to prove his innocence while Laughton plots to get away with murder.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Thrilling psychological film noir.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Tightly made thriller, the inspiration for No Way Out with Kevin Costner, is well paced and well acted by an excellent cast. Laughton is great and Rita Johnson… More
Anastasia Bartzoulianou
Combining equal doses of drama and comedy, this entertaining piece of the crime genre is a must-see, not only for Ray Milland's star performance, but for… More
Stella Dallas
an intense thriller with ray milland and charles laughton that was remade in the 80's as the kevin costner vehicle called no way out. this is better of… More
Michael Gildea
A nerve-wracking noir classic you've probably never heard of.