The Big Steal
The Big Steal (1949)

Filmed on location in Mexico, RKO's The Big Steal was one of the shortest of the major film noirs of the 1940s--and one of the best. The film is essentially one long chase, with a stolen Army payroll as the grand prize. Uneasy allies… More

Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Release Date: July 31, 2007
Add Your Rating
User Score

Available Online

Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

In this taut cat-and-mouse tale, all concerned are in top form.

Full review…
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Siegel packs lots of chases and action into 72 minutes, with a great ending.

Full review…
More reviews for The Big Steal

Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
This is the second movie in a Film Noir Collection and its quite good. Robert Mitchun stars as Duke Haliday who appears to be on the run, chasing him is Army… More
Michael Gildea
Nothing mindblowing, but Robert Mitchum plays his usual cool and badass character. Jane Greer was cute and the Mexican scenery was kind of nice. The car chase… More
xGary Xx
A thief who robbed an army payroll makes his way through Mexico pursued by an ex fiancee he cheated out of $2000, the man falsely accused of the crime and an… More
Aj V
A sort of round-about chase movie with an interesting cast and story. I liked it.