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A.k.a.
Elevator to the Gallows
Year
1958
Runtime
91 min.
Director
Louis Malle
Genres
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Rating *
8.0
Votes *
11,009
Checks
3,755
Favs
547
Dislikes
20
Favs/checks
14.6% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
27:1
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  1. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Very good movie, half crime half drama! Splendid plot, direction and acting! 12 years 9 months ago
  2. gerundio's avatar

    gerundio

    What a way to start a movie ! 6 years 10 months ago
  3. senorroboto's avatar

    senorroboto

    A really satisfying approach to storytelling, it feels like it's starting in the middle by Hollywood standards. Suspenseful yet unhurried, much like the jazz score that accompanies it. 9 years 7 months ago
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In 10 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #28 in iCheckMovies's 1950s Top 100
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  2. This movie ranks #40 in Time Out’s The 100 Best Thrillers
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    40
  3. This movie ranks #41 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2500
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  4. This movie ranks #42 in Taschen's 100 All-Time Favorite Movies
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  5. This movie ranks #52 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  6. This movie ranks #98 in The Times's 100 Best French Films
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  7. This movie ranks #151 in iCheckMovies's Most Favorited
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  8. This movie ranks #240 in TSPDT's 1,000 Noir Films
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    240
  9. This movie ranks #375 in The Criterion Collection
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  10. This movie ranks #558 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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