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  1. SpacePirate's rating of the film Edge of the City

    I think the "poor man's On The Waterfront" is a bit harsh & unfair critique. This more of a biblical inspired tale, w/ Poitier playing a character who is good, & ends up sacrificing things for a character w/ inherent flaws, like mankind itself. The union/gang elements are just backdrops. Ritt's a great filmmaker, & while I enjoy others he made better, this is tightly focused film with an identifiable message. 4 stars

  2. FISCHER's rating of the film Edge of the City

    Superbe interpr├ętation de Sidney Poitier dans une oeuvre tonique et forte ! www.cinefiches.com

  3. Aardsy's rating of the film Edge of the City

    So much has changed in 50 years.

  4. El Biffo's rating of the film Edge of the City

    Starring John Cassavetes and Sydney Poitier. 3.5

  5. CRUSSER's rating of the film Edge of the City

    Even better than I daydreamed of it being, and almost intolerably so. Sidney P, Johnny Cass, Ruby Dee and Jack "Grampa Healy" Warden all eating the damn screen alongside city grit. Taken into refined nerdlinger consideration along w "Crime in the Streets", I'm going to assume that any 50s movie w Cassavetes acting is utterly perfect and mythic. It would, um, vouch well for this myth I subscribe 2. o_0

  6. PETE GCDB's rating of the film Edge of the City

    One of my favorite films about friendship. Featuring 2 great performances by John Cassavetes and Sidney Poitier

  7. Amadeus Magnus's rating of the film Edge of the City

    Poor man's "On the Waterfront".

  8. David M.K.'s rating of the film Edge of the City

    Saint Black-Man dies for the sins of Whitey.

  9. Doctor Spaceman's rating of the film Edge of the City

    What a remarkable film. Masterful performances by everyone involved.