Caught (1949)

It doesn't take a nuclear scientist to figure out that Smith Ohrig, the character played by Robert Ryan in Caught, is a thinly disguised takeoff of Howard Hughes. But whereas Howard Hughes was merely paranoid and eccentric, Smith Ohrig… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1949
DVD Release Date: July 8, 2014
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Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

... belongs as much to the murky world of American film noir as to the polished European dramas of high society social appearances and power games.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Brilliantly perceptive soap opera film noir.

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Fernando F. Croce

European incantation has given way to the shadows of American noir

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Michael E. Grost
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Remarkable, unusual drama.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Robert Ryan plays Smith Ohlreg (or Oil-rig Smith, get it?), uber-rich playboy who is little more than a cardboard cutout of a character in this super heavy… More
jay nixon
Moody drama with fantastic acting. All three leads offer strong performances. Robert Ryan playing perhaps an even more odious character than usual. James Mason,… More
Aj V
A really smart, melodramatic, intense and interesting movie. The cast is good, everyone plays their part right. I really enjoyed it.
Walter M.
In "Caught," Leonora(Barbara Bel Geddes) dreams of the finer things of life in her sweltering apartment. So, her roommate Maxine(Ruth Brady) promises… More
Stella Dallas
a fun film, mostly for robert ryan's terrific portrayal of a neurotic howard hughes like character. this is more soap opera than film noir but everything… More