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154 Ratings

Dead Reckoning

Directed by John Cromwell
United States, 1947
Drama, Thriller, Film noir


A soldier runs away rather than receive the Medal of Honor, so his buddy gets permission to investigate, and love and death soon follow.

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Dead Reckoning Directed by John Cromwell

Critics reviews

The sense of the movie as mash-up is augmented by its odd, ramshackle structure, with a framing structure built around a long flashback, and then a third act that’s outwith the bookends. I kind of approved of this, since once we no longer have Bogart narrating (via a kind of confession to a priest), it feels like all bets are off. Also, Bogie’s hero is worryingly competent for the first forty minutes or so — it feels like nobody can get the drop on him.
December 22, 2016
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