Johnny Eager
Johnny Eager (1942)

Robert Taylor toughened up his image considerably with this gangster movie, which was unusual both in its plot and origins, having come from MGM, which was generally not known for its crime movies. Taylor plays a parolee who is pretending… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 18, 1942
DVD Release Date: June 30, 1993
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Emanuel Levy

Mervyn LeRoy's picture is more a melodrama than a crime-gangster due to star Robert Taylor and the studio behind it (MGM), but it's worth seeing for Van Heflin's Oscar performance as the cynical alcoholic given to philosophical observations.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Nothing can save this syrupy crime melodrama from its eagerness to please as a romantic sudser.

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Stella Dallas
a surprisingly good film with one of the most beautiful screen couples i've seen in lana turner and robert taylor. these two aren't noted for their… More
jay nixon
Tough little actioner, Lana never more beautiful. Van Heflin excellent in support. Worthwhile
Cindy I
With this film about a gangster in love with a girl out of his league, Robert Taylor showed the world that he was more than just a (VERY) pretty face. He showed… More