The Big Clock
The Big Clock (1948)

Told in the back-to-front fashion typical of film noir, The Big Clock opens with George Stroud (Ray Milland) trapped, his life in danger, his survival measured in the minute-by-minute movements of the huge central clock of the office… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 1, 1948
DVD Release Date: July 6, 2004
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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...there's no denying that the movie possesses a surprisingly contemporary vibe.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

First-rate 'noirish' thriller with comedy.

Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Terrific suspense ... still packs a punch.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Wonderful thriller as Milland tries to prove his innocence while Laughton plots to get away with murder.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Thrilling psychological film noir.

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Kind of a racy noir entree wherein the our hero not only is the suspected murderer, but also the detective ordered to hunt down ... himself. What's racy is… More
Michael Gildea
A nerve-wracking noir classic you've probably never heard of.
jay nixon
Tightly made thriller, the inspiration for No Way Out with Kevin Costner, is well paced and well acted by an excellent cast. Laughton is great and Rita Johnson… More
Anastasia Bartzoulianou
Combining equal doses of drama and comedy, this entertaining piece of the crime genre is a must-see, not only for Ray Milland's star performance, but for… More
Stella Dallas
an intense thriller with ray milland and charles laughton that was remade in the 80's as the kevin costner vehicle called no way out. this is better of… More