Fury (1936)

Fritz Lang's first American film is a vigorous and perceptive indictment of mob law, starring Spencer Tracy and Sylvia Sidney. Katherine (Sidney) leaves her boyfriend, Joe Wilson (Tracy), behind in their Midwestern hometown when she… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 29, 1936
DVD Release Date: May 10, 2005
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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The film's message is resonant far beyond the moment of its creation, speaking even to our modern-day political reality.

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Emanuel Levy

Probing mass psychology and mob violence in a small-town, Lang's first American film, starring Spencer Tracy, expresses his pessimistic view of human nature that defines all of his American ones.

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

While marred by a pat ending, Fritz Lang's examination of lynch mobs is still terrifying.

Steve Crum

Study of mob violence featuring early Spencer Tracy.

Doug Cummings

Fury offers a striking portrait of the structure of society; its assorted classes, organizations and technologies, and methods of law and order...

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

As powerful and fresh as when it was made

Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Unforgettable attack on lynch mobs - extraordinary drama

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Lang's first English language film seemed to anticipate the horrors at Abu Ghraib as far back as 1936.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Fritz Lang's first American film since leaving Nazi Germany is an eye-opener about a lynch mob in a small town.

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
Fritz Lang's first American film after fleeing Nazi Germany and the oppression of Adolph Hitler. A predecessor to the classic film noir of the 1940s and… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "Fury," Joe Wilson(Spencer Tracy) and Katherine Grant(Sylvia Sidney) are madly in love and want to get married but times are… More
Aj V
I loved this movie, Tracy is an innocent man fighting for his life, and everyone wants to kill him! It's so exciting and suspenseful. A must see.
Henrik Schunk
A grim tale of a man searching for vengeance after being unrightfully lynched by a small-town American mob. Firtz Lang's handwriting can be spotted all… More
Stella Dallas
it's still a powerful film about mob mentality and perhaps more about anarchism than lynching since it ignores the obvious racial issue. otherwise it… More