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The Bribe (1949)

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Release Date: Dec 12, 1949 Wide

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In this film, federal agent Robert Taylor journeys to a mythical South American community to break up a war-surplus contraband racket. American playboy Vincent Price is the brains of the outfit. Taylor tries to get to the gang boss by romancing one of the racketeer's wives.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense , Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Marguerite Roberts
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 25, 2010
Runtime:
Warner Bros

Cast


as Elizabeth Hintten

as J.J. Bealer

as Tug Hintten

as Dr. Warren

as Gibbs

as Emilio Gomez

as Pablo Gomez

as Bellboy

as Bellboy

as Ad Lib American

as Ad Lib Frenchman

as Ad Lib Frenchman

as Waiter

as Bartender

as Flute Player

as Rhumba Dancer
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Critic Reviews for The Bribe

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

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

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

It is only the heavies, Vincent Price and Charles Laughton, who keep the film dripping with venom.

Full Review… | April 8, 2003
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Full Review… | April 8, 2003
Filmcritic.com

Full Review… | May 24, 2003
Film4

Audience Reviews for The Bribe

Great cast in good crime drama. Ava is gorgeous and sultry, Taylor a little less stiff than usual but this belongs to Charles Laughton and to a lesser extent Vincent Price as the villains. Good old fashioned film making.

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jay nixon

Super Reviewer

I loved seeing Price as the bad guy in this movie, he seems so nice and unassuming in the beginning that you think he's just an innocent bystander, but things quickly turn dark. Gardner is beautiful, and gives a magnificent performance as the wife that the detective falls in love with. The rest of the cast is great too. But what I didn't like about it was that annoying voice over for most of the movie, it was unnecessary. Plus the story is slightly confusing for the most part, but in the end I understood enough to like the movie.

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AJ Verser

Super Reviewer

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