The Devil Thumbs a Ride
The Devil Thumbs a Ride (1947)

Obviously North hasn't seen the more recent genre of psychopathic hitchhikers, or he would never have picked up Tierney on his way home. He also picks up two female hitchhikers later. When he stops for gas, the attendant recognizes… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 20, 1947
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Lawrence Tierney's particular brand of sinister menace makes this "B" film one of the most jaw-dropping, startling examples of film noir I've ever seen.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It ends up as a ride to nowhere.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

This programmer from RKO has most of the things you'd expect from a low-budget noir, and just enough innovation to please the casual fan.

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Stella Dallas
it's the most fun i've had since 'detour'! if you're a fan of lawrence tierney, u gotta see this. and it's on youtube!!