World for Ransom
World for Ransom (1954)

This film is an unofficial extension of the popular 1950s TV series China Smith. Dan Duryea plays a mercenary adventurer who gets mixed up in a scheme to kidnap a nuclear scientist. Actually it isn't the whole world that's held for… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 31, 1954
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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Nervy burlesque of Hustonian exotic thrillers

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Fascinating early Aldrich, visually creative.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A marvelously understated film noir that parodies all those big-budget spy/adventure films.

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Stephen Earnest
Dan Duryea usually excels in his roles, but in "World for Ransom," he doesn't seem to know what to do. His performance is wildly uneven, but that… More