World for Ransom
World for Ransom (1954)

World for Ransom is an unofficial extension of the popular 1950s TV series China Smith. Most of the Smith personnel, including star Dan Duryea, director Robert Aldrich and cinematographer Joseph Biroc, are on hand for this inexpensive but… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 31, 1954
DVD Release Date: January 20, 2015
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Fernando F. Croce

Nervy burlesque of Hustonian exotic thrillers

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Fascinating early Aldrich, visually creative.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A marvelously understated film noir that parodies all those big-budget spy/adventure films.

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Stephen Earnest
Dan Duryea usually excels in his roles, but in "World for Ransom," he doesn't seem to know what to do. His performance is wildly uneven, but that… More