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Pickup on South Street


Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter, Murvyn Vye View All


Samuel Fuller (Director), Samuel Fuller (Screenplay) View All

Released: May 29th, 1953
Runtime: 1 hour, 20 minutes
A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.
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Jeff Costello
Eventough the story was pretty straight-forward, it was nonetheless very riveting and entertaining. Widmark was the film's corner-stone and his charismatic and strong presence is what made the movie for me. What a cool cat this guy is... I really need to see more of his work.
Citizen Rules
Moe's profession is selling information and Moe has heard about the film.