The Mob
The Mob (1951)

Broderick Crawford plays Johnny Damico, a detective who suddenly finds himself up to his neck in trouble and his career on the line. Going home in the rain one night, he finds himself just a few feet from a shooting on a dark street, where… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1951
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Eric Melin
Scene-Stealers.com

An expertly-plotted noir, less psychologically disturbing and more straight-up undercover crime drama, but it ratchets up the tension nicely and Crawford is having a hell of a time acting like the tough guy.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The brutality of both the criminals and the police is what gives the film its shock value and special feel.

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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

[Broderick] Crawford is at his best as the veteran lawman playing the tough-guy dockworker, engaging and compelling and, at times, quite funny.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

William Bowers' dialogue coulda been a contenduh, for sure ("You must be part of my hangover" or "I need to go underground, like gophers and communists"), especially coming from Crawford's unlovely mug.

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