Drive a Crooked Road
Drive a Crooked Road (1954)

In this film noir, a melancholy mechanic and race-car driver is coerced into assisting two bank robbers pull a bank heist. They lure him in with one of the robber's beautiful girlfriends, and he helps them with the job. The thieves… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 10, 1954
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Eric Melin

Rooney is certainly understated and extremely effective. Richard Quine keeps everything in nice balance and by its downer of an ending, Drive a Crooked Road turns out to be quietly affecting.

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Sean Axmaker
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... what I like to call beachhouse noir, a world away from the classic nocturnal urban style with its coast highways and sunny beaches and sleek West Coast architecture.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's the simpleness of this tale and lack of any pretensions that makes it convincing but not necessarily sparkling.

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