Hot Blood


Hot Blood

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Average Rating: 3.3/5

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Set in the gypsy community of contemporary Los Angeles, dancer Stephen Torinois is tricked into an arranged marriage with tempestuous Annie Caldash.


Jane Russell
as Annie Caldash
Cornel Wilde
as Stephano Torino
Luther Adler
as Marco Torino
Joseph Calleia
as Papa Theodore
Mikhail Rasumny
as Old Johnny
Nina Koshetz
as Nita Johnny
Richard Deacon
as Mr. Swift
Robert Foulk
as Sgt. McGrossin
John Raven
as Joe Randy
Joe Merritt
as Skinny Gypsy
Fay Nuell
as Gypsy Woman
Les Baxter
as Gas Station Attendant
Ross Bagdasarian Sr.
as Gas Station Attendant
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Critic Reviews for Hot Blood

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Definitely one of the more intriguing and neglected of Ray's second-degree efforts.

Jan 11, 2008 | Full Review…

An oddity, then, but one distinguished by Ray's characteristic refusal to patronise or glamorise his characters.

Aug 16, 2007 | Full Review…
Time Out
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If not Nicholas Ray's greatest movie, then surely the rapturous culmination of his palpable desire to do a musical

Feb 12, 2010 | Full Review…

Ray milks the comedy element for all it's worth, and the musical numbers are staged surprisingly well by a director mainly known for his gritty dramas.

Jan 11, 2008 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

All the lively song-and-dance routines and steamy shots of a scantily clad Russell can't make up for the crass dialogue and boring melodramatics.

Aug 18, 2007 | Full Review…

An always lively presentation despite its preposterous storyline.

Aug 13, 2007 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Hot Blood


Silly and overblown. Jane is fiery but not believable as a gypsy for a second.

jay nixon
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