Thieves' Highway Reviews

July 24, 2019
Thieves' Highway answers the need for something new in film entertainment. It's a hard-hitting, almost nerve-jangling film of skullduggery in the produce market.
September 20, 2007
A savage attack on American comfort.
November 25, 2006
Jules Dassin's amazing Thieves' Highway (1949), which delves into the cutthroat world of fruit vendors, is a little-known classic.
February 22, 2005
Takes a sour bite out of the next apple you'll eat as it tells about the corruption of the California produce business.
February 20, 2005
functions equally well as revenge drama, moral fable, and no-holds-barred condemnation of dog-eat-dog capitalism
February 19, 2005
Dassin swathes Thieves' Highway's long-haul boys in claustrophobic compositions and menacing darkness.
February 19, 2005
Dassin's film emerges as a rather searing, wide-reaching indictment of the necessary evils of doing business in the United States