Dead Reckoning (1947)
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as Capt. 'Rip' Murdock
as 'Dusty' Chandler
as Sgt. Johnny Drake
as Lt. Kincaid
as Fr. Logan
as Louis Ord
as Lt. Col. Simpson
as Pretty Girl
as Mike the Bartender
as Band Leader
as Mrs. Putnam
as Desk Clerk
as Morgue Attendant
as Gen. Steele
as General's Aide
as Desk Clerk
as Motorcycle Policeman
as Maitre d'
as Night Attendant
Critic Reviews for Dead Reckoning
A bleak crime melodrama that is too complexly plotted for it own good.
Pretty good hardboiled thriller with Lizabeth Scott an OK stand-in for Bacall.
Audience Reviews for Dead Reckoning
Brilliant, pessimistic, enchanting and fascinating tone, noir at its best. as always, Bogart rocks in his antiheroism.
A good cast, but an average story, makes for an okay movie.
Another Humphrey Bogart Film that is over the top. Returning home from World War II, Captain "Rip" Murdock (Bogart) and Sergeant Johnny Drake are due for the Congressional Medal of Honor and Distinguished Service Cross. Johnny Doesn't want not part of it and bolts from the train, only later to be found dead. Johnny's lover is played by Lizabeth Scott who everyone falls in love with. She?s not a Becall but she?s as pretty as any female from the after WWII Time Frame. 4 1/2 stars
Dead Reckoning Quotes
|Rip Murdock:||I haven't had a good laugh since before Johnny was murdered.....|
|Rip Murdock:||I haven't had a good laugh since before Johnny was murdered...|
|Rip Murdock:||Do you think I fell for that fancy tripe you gave me? It's not a new story, baby.... You killed him, why lie?|
|Rip Murdock:||Do you think I fell for that fancy tripe you gave me? It's not a new story, baby... You killed him, why lie?|
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