The Killer Is Loose

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In this crime drama, "Foggy" is a bank teller who is the inside man for a gang of thieves planning to rob his bank. Unfortunately, their plan goes awry and he is arrested. During the ensuing scuffle, his wife is accidentally killed and Foggy hungers for revenge.

Cast

Wendell Corey
as Leon "Foggy" Poole
Rhonda Fleming
as Lila Wagner
Joseph Cotten
as Sam Wagner
Michael Pate
as Chris Gillespie
Virginia Christine
as Mary Gillespie
John Larch
as Otto Flanders
Dee J. Thompson
as Grace Flanders
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Critic Reviews for The Killer Is Loose

All Critics (5) | Fresh (3) | Rotten (2)

Audience Reviews for The Killer Is Loose

  • Nov 23, 2012
    "The Killer Is Loose" is a watchable police yarn that ultimately suffers from an incompetent final act and a short running time that allows us little interaction with the characters. The performances are all fine, but the action is the kind of stuff you've seen a thousand times before. Still, it works as a great time-passer.
    Stephen E Super Reviewer
  • Feb 17, 2011
    Decently acted little noir. Wendell Corey didn't have the magnetism to make it as a lead but he was always an excellent supporting player whether he was playing the dark or the light, he's most effective here as the villiain.The story is a straightforward crime drama with no extra frills done on a small budget which is perfect for noir anyway. A feast for any old time movie and TV buff what with the Skipper, Mrs. Olsen and Dr. Steve Hardy from General Hospital all in the same film.
    jay n Super Reviewer
  • Oct 20, 2009
    Suspenseful from start to finish
    Brody M Super Reviewer
  • Jun 26, 2009
    good stuff. escaped psycho gunning for a policeman's wife. really tense and well directed
    Stella D Super Reviewer

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