Murder, Inc. (1960)

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Movie Info

This true crime story was hardly "ripped from today's headlines," since the events took place some 20 to 30 years before the movie was released. Still, Murder, Inc. is not afraid to name names, notably those of syndicate boss Louis "Lepke" Buchalter (David J. Stewart) and killer Abe Reles (Peter Falk), who squeals on the Mob to earn immunity. The activities of Buchalter's murder-for-hire operation are played against a fictional story about a nightclub singer (Stuart Whitman) and a dancer (May … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Directed By: ,
Written By: Mel Barr, Sid Feder, Irve Tunick
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 23, 2006
Runtime:
20th Century Fox

Cast


as Joey Colins

as Eadie Collins

as Burton Turkus

as Abe Kid Twist Reles

as Lt. Detective Willia...

as Nightclub singer

as Walter Sage

as Mendy Weiss

as Joe Rosen

as Bug Workman

as Mrs. Rose Corsi

as Albert Anastasia

as Albert Anastasia

as Alberto

as Louis

as Betty Shaw - Turkus'...

as Teenagers

as Eadie's Killer

as 1st Detective

as Policeman

as Burton Turkus
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Critic Reviews for Murder, Inc.

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 19, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

... the film mixes hard facts and Hollywood romanticism to create an entertaining, if somewhat trifling, piece of violent fluff.

Full Review… | July 10, 2007
DVD Review

The best thing about the film was Falk's tough-guy performance.

Full Review… | April 17, 2003
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Audience Reviews for Murder, Inc.

½

Proving once and for all that a guy can forgive you for raping his wife but if you later kill her he's going to get really, really miffed.

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Randy Tippy

Super Reviewer

... the film mixes hard facts and Hollywood romanticism to create an entertaining, if somewhat trifling, piece of violent fluff.

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