Side Street
Side Street (1950)

Farley Granger plays a casually larcenous New York City mailman who steals a shipment of money. Granger's excitement over this windfall turns to terror when he discovers that the money was part of a transaction between gangsters.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 23, 1950
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bosley Crowther
New York Times

Cut down to its essentials, that's just about all it is: in short. It can only be fully recommended to those who have a deep and morbid interest in crime.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...bristles with sharp angles, playful juxtapositions of light and shadow, and every facet of film noir you would expect to find in the very best of the breed.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Visually splendid film noir thriller shot in New York City.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The film's title is a reference to its entwined physical and moral frameworks.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Probably a minor Mann, but still very much worth seeing.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A taut film noir.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
Solid noir features excellent NYC locations and a unique car chase sequence.
Michael Gildea
One of Anthony Mann's last and great film noir pieces that seems to borrow quite a bit from Naked City. Mann's direction overshadows the just there… More
Ken Stachnik
Anthony man delivers a great noir starring Farley Granger. Great Early Car Chase