Impact (1949)

When Walter Williams (Brian Donlevy) suspects that his cheating wife and her boy-toy are plotting to kill him, Williams turns the tables, killing the boyfriend instead.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1949
DVD Release Date: March 7, 2000
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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Ordinary film never excels.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

If in the hands of a more exciting director this could have been top-grade film noir.

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Kevin M. Williams
Brian Donlevy, usually a Hollywood character actor of second tier prominence, is given a chance to shine as the lead over a familiar if minor league cast in… More
Stephen M
There have been an inordinately high number of great movies set in San Francisco; alas, this is not one of them. <I>Impact</I> is a so-so b-movie… More
Bruce Bruce
This Film Comes from the Mill Creek 100 Mystery Classics Movie Collection. This is truly a hidden gem in Black & White from 1949. One of the best Mystery… More
Veronique Kwak
"impact" is a roughly produced film noir with a fading anna may wong who plays the servent of helen walker. the ambiguity of "impact" would… More
jay nixon
Enjoyable crime drama with Donlevy fine in the lead but it's actually Helen Walker who makes the strongest impression as the treacherous wife.
Byron Brubaker
Fairly stiff and barely qualifies as film-noir. Donlevy plays a too trusting industrialist. His wife and her lover conspire to kill him. Coburn is an odd choice… More