Green for Danger
Green for Danger (1947)

At a World War II emergency hospital, a postman dies under anesthetic during a relatively minor operation. One of the nurses who was present announces that the man's death was no accident, but a murder -- and then she, too, is murdered.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 7, 1947
DVD Release Date: February 13, 2007
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
TIME Magazine

Green for Danger is just another proof that the British, too, can make mediocre pictures.

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Thomas M. Pryor
New York Times

Green For Danger will give the aisleside sleuths a better workout than they have had for months and it also will rest easily with those who are content just to sit back and let the story resolve itself.

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Jay Antani

the quintessential British murder mystery of the period.

Variety Staff

The plot is too laboriously constructed, and the reason for the murders appears too incredible.

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David Parkinson
Radio Times

This is the kind of brisk, bright and thoroughly engaging comedy thriller that the British film industry has, sadly, forgotten how to make.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Absolutely splendid murder mystery with a great Alastair Sim performance.

Robert Murphy
Time Out

One of Launder and Gilliat's most likeable films.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Loved this first-rate Brit whodunit that's set in an emergency cottage hospital during WWII.

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Laura Bushell

A hugely likeable gem of postwar British film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Lanning : )
The film debut of Alastair Sim. What an actor! All the signs are here of the brilliant career ahead. Too bad he got started so late in life. Kind of like… More
Arash Xak
Feels a bit rushed & ridiculous at times but overall enjoyable & the detective's character is great
familiar stranger
Kinda felt like someone was reading a story to me in lieu of watching a movie. Found it more enjoyable for its funny moments than the whodunit part. IMO, the… More
Ken Stachnik
Really twisty British whodunit. Great dialogue and dark cinematography make this Criterion release worth seeking out.
jay nixon
Excellent whodunit in the English fashion. Terribly reserved and proper with tight direction, good perfomances and a wonderful one from Alastair Sim as the… More
danny d
this is a solid scotland yard murder mystery. the cast was good and the end ofthe film was very satisfying despite a slow and pointless opening to the film.… More