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Touch of Evil

Touch of Evil(1958)

Also Known As: Badge of Evil |

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Brief Synopsis

A narcotics agent risks his wife's life to investigate a crooked cop.

Cast & Crew

Orson Welles Director
Charlton Heston Ramon Miguel "Mike" Vargas
Janet Leigh Susan Vargas
Orson Welles Hank Quinlan
Joseph Calleia Pete Menzies
Akim Tamiroff "Uncle" Joe Grandi
Joanna Moore Marcia Linnekar
Mort Mills Schwartz
Victor Millan Manuelo Sanchez
Lalo Rios Risto

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  NR Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1958 Production Date:  AFI; Alan
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  95 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,388    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Made by a master, but a masterpiece?

    Jay Harbaugh 2018-05-31

    To call this a masterpiece is wishful thnking, but no one but a master could have made it. It's a movie you remember in pieces. Marlene Dietrich... MORE>

  • For my money, Welles Greatest Film

    Garcande 2017-03-23

    Yes, Citizen Kane is brilliant by any standard, but for me Touch of Evil is Welles greatest film. In this film noir thriller from 1958, he even... MORE>

  • Orson Welles as John Huston

    DON RILEY 2016-07-19

    I honestly believe this direction and film were influenced by the earlier Huston films MALTESE FALCON and ASPHALT JUNGLE. I think both of those were... MORE>