They Drive by Night Reviews

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October 27, 2014
The pugnacity of Walsh's comic direction infuses turbulently free enterprise with tragedy.
June 16, 2014
Ripping view of toilers and hustlers still half-stuck in the Depression
September 3, 2010
Performances are fine, with a bonus in the endearing corny wisecracking and dialogue of a type that cinema has now abandoned in favor of visual effects.
July 6, 2010
Fast moving and actionful melodrama of long-haul trucking biz, They Drive clicks with plenty of entertainment content.
July 18, 2009
Riveting mix of working man film and crime drama, inventively directed by Raoul Walsh.
May 29, 2009
Walsh keeps the film close to the ground and makes the transition between the two very different stories with complete confidence.
March 12, 2008
March 25, 2006
For fanciers of hard-boiled cinema, They Drive By Night still offers an entertaining ride.
February 17, 2006
November 4, 2005
July 1, 2005
April 22, 2005
November 2, 2004
Raoul Walsh directs this entertaining romantic melodrama with tenderness.
August 26, 2004
June 4, 2004
February 17, 2004
The film's U-turn is so radical that it arguably transforms They Drive By Night into one of the U.S. cinema's earliest experiments in portmanteau
January 5, 2004
A forgotten gem.
November 6, 2003
November 2, 2003
There's no denying that this overlooked 1940 gem is essentially two films in one.
July 30, 2003
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