I Wake Up Screaming
I Wake Up Screaming (1941)

Laird Cregar as a creepy detective lends an added air of menace to this intense film noir. Victor Mature stars as Frankie Christopher, a Hollywood agent who finds himself accused of murdering his client Vicky Lynn (Carole Landis). Frankie… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 14, 1941
DVD Release Date: June 6, 2006
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sean Axmaker

... not just one of the great movie titles of classic cinema, it is one of the films that established the distinctive style and attitude of film noir...

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Superior thriller from an underrated director.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Representando um dos primeiros passos do cinema noir, é um filme que, apesar da boa presença de Cregar, mostra-se irregular em seu tom e que tropeça, também, na performance frágil de Mature.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Marvelously sinister performance by Laird Cregar.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
The signatures of noir are all present here: a dead body, a big gorilla, a grueling cross examination, a too smart love affair, and loads of dark eyed people… More
Randy Tippy
Noir fans will like this one, others... well... maybe not so much. <i>I Wake Up Screaming</i> relies heavily on dialogue. Modern films of similar… More
Stella Dallas
the director seemingly couldn't decide between creepy thriller and light hearted romance so the tone of the film is confusing. i'm not a fan of… More
Ken Stachnik
sooo slow....soooo sloooowwwww
Aj V
This is sort of a confusing mystery, but mysteries that aren't confusing are boring. I loved this movie.
Michael Gildea
Pretty boring. Boring in ways that make you bored when you think about trying to talk about it. I needed some excitement after I saw this so I went and watched… More