Vicki (1953)




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In this murder melodrama, Vicki Lynn is a waitress who is transformed into a top fashion model by press agent Steve Christopher. When Vicki is murdered, psychotic detective Ed Cornell tries to pin the blame on Christopher.


Critic Reviews for Vicki

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

In view of the fact that I Wake Up Screaming was not much of a picture to start with, it is no wonder that this slight remodeling of it is an unimpressive dish of drama, too.

Sep 2, 2006 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…

...a passable entry in Fox's Film Noir series.

Sep 26, 2006 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Vicki is a film noir remake of the 1941 murder story I Wake Up Screaming.

Apr 29, 2002 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Vicki

Vicki" is the remake of "I wake up screaming" . It's an excellent thriller,part whodunit and part film noir ;not only it features two fifties beauties,Jeanne Crain and Jean Peters ,but it also contains one of the most disturbing portrayal of a cop masterfully played by Richard Boone. "Vicki" is wrapped in a deadly atmosphere where the keynote seems to be "mourning": the flowers in the cemetery or the altar complete with candles and photographs. The cop's hatred knows no bounds .He cannot forgive Steve ("Pretty boy" ) for being a handsome man whereas himself can only dream of dating the stars (a two-bit star in this case for she was first a waitress in a cheap restaurant).Sometimes the viewer stops and wonders whether this detective is really on the "right" side or whether he gets on with a merciless revenge .Who killed Vicki in the end. 4 Stars 5-17-13

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

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Mediocre remake of "I Wake Up Screaming". The original is superior in every way, stick with that.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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