Sudden Fear Reviews

January 27, 2017
Director David Miller showcases the San Francisco locations (and the Bunker Hill neighborhood in Los Angeles, with its steep staircases doubling for SF) to great effect. The moody B&W cinematography by Charles Lang takes on an inky beauty...
August 10, 2016
Like many underrecognized treasures, David Miller's Sudden Fear fits into and defies different genres, its convention-scrambling partly the result of the fact that the film looks both forward and back.
July 23, 2012
Joan Crawford won her third and last Oscar nomination for this well executed noir thriller, featuring Jack Palance in a scary performance.
April 6, 2008
Joan Crawford is great in this noir thriller.
February 11, 2005
The suspense is marred by plot devices that don't hold up to further scrutiny.
August 22, 2003
April 30, 2003