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607 Ratings

Brute Force

Directed by Jules Dassin
United States, 1947
Crime, Drama, Film noir


Burt Lancaster is the worn-down Joe Collins, who, along with his fellow inmates, lives under the heavy thumb of the sadistic guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins’s dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey’s chains?

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Brute Force Directed by Jules Dassin

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival


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