The Lineup
The Lineup (1958)

A steamship docks in San Francisco, and as one of the passengers, Philip Dressler (Raymond Bailey), is waiting for a cab after clearing customs, a baggage handler suddenly grabs one of his cases and throws it into a taxi, which takes off.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 11, 1958
DVD Release Date: November 3, 2009
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce

A wry joke appreciated by Don Siegel in a scrupulous study of the San Francisco topography

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Late film noir, with strange characters, and a time capsule look at San Francisco.

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Sean Axmaker

... Siegel makes it all about the killers and gives the film a matter-of-fact violence that gives the film a life of its own.

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Steve Rhodes
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The plot has possibilities, but the execution is quite risible.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Don Siegel's early masterpiece.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This film is noteworthy for its sadistic story, but what makes it rise above the ordinary B movie is the strangely provocative dialogue...

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Stella Dallas
wow absolutely terrific. don't let the slow start fool u into thinking it's some kind of boring detective story. outstanding performance by eli… More