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|Row 8 info = 83 minutes}}'''''The Killing''' ''is a 1956 film noir directed and co-written by [[Stanley Kubrick]]. It was initially met with very poor box office results. ''The Killing'' has gained a cult following and was placed number 15 in a list of ''Top 25 Film Noirs''. A number of critics also placed it in their year-end lists of the best 1956 films.'''
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|Row 8 info = 83 minutes}}'''''The Killing''' ''is a 1956 film noir directed and co-written by [[Stanley Kubrick]]. It was initially met with very poor box office results. ''The Killing'' has gained a cult following and was placed number 15 in a list of ''Top 25 Film Noirs''. A number of critics also placed it in their year-end lists of the best 1956 films.
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
 
Career criminal Johnny Clay recruits a sharpshooter, police officer, bartender, and a betting teller named George for one last job before getting married to his fiancee, Fay. But George tells his wife, Sherry, about his scheme to steal money from a racetrack where he works, and she makes a plot of her own.
 
Career criminal Johnny Clay recruits a sharpshooter, police officer, bartender, and a betting teller named George for one last job before getting married to his fiancee, Fay. But George tells his wife, Sherry, about his scheme to steal money from a racetrack where he works, and she makes a plot of her own.
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==
 
In 1957, ''The Killing'' won the BAFTA Award for Best Film.
 
In 1957, ''The Killing'' won the BAFTA Award for Best Film.
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Latest revision as of 16:31, February 26, 2018

The Killing is a 1956 film noir directed and co-written by Stanley Kubrick. It was initially met with very poor box office results. The Killing has gained a cult following and was placed number 15 in a list of Top 25 Film Noirs. A number of critics also placed it in their year-end lists of the best 1956 films.

PlotEdit

Career criminal Johnny Clay recruits a sharpshooter, police officer, bartender, and a betting teller named George for one last job before getting married to his fiancee, Fay. But George tells his wife, Sherry, about his scheme to steal money from a racetrack where he works, and she makes a plot of her own.

AwardsEdit

In 1957, The Killing won the BAFTA Award for Best Film.

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