Too Late for Tears
Too Late for Tears (1949)

When Lizabeth Scott's Jane Greer husband Arthur Kennedy accidentally gets his mitts on $60,000 in stolen money, she insists that he keep the dough rather than turn it over to the authorities. Two-bit private eye Dan Duryea catches on to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 13, 1949
DVD Release Date: May 25, 2004
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A.H. Weiler
New York Times

Despite an involved plot and an occasional overabundance of palaver, not all of which is bright, this yarn about a cash-hungry dame who doesn't let men or conscience stand in her way, is an adult and generally suspenseful adventure.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The husky-voiced winsome smiling Lizabeth Scott turns in a finely tuned performance as the femme fatale.

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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

The movie failed to find much of an audience in its own time. It looks a little better every year.

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TV Guide

As the money-hungry woman without a conscience, Scott is terrific, seductive as Ulysses' sirens and just as destructive to the men she draws into her web.

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jay nixon
Solid noir with one of the more despicable femme fatales in the genre's history. Fortunately that succubus is played by Lizabeth Scott, one of the best… More
Aj V
An exciting, thrilling tale of money, crime, and marriage. I really liked this movie.
Stella Dallas
wow what a performance by lizabeth scott! well she's a little less wooden than usual anyway. mild mannered housewife morphs into psychotic killer when a… More
Stephen M
If you value your life, don't come between Lizabeth Scott and her money!