Thieves' Highway (1949)

Nick Garcos comes back from his tour of duty in World War II planning to settle down with his girlfriend, Polly Faber. He learns, however, that his father was recently beaten and burglarized by mob-connected trucker Mike Figlia, and Nick resolves to get even. He partners with prostitute Rica, and together they go after Mike, all the while getting pulled further into the local crime underworld.

Directing:
  • Jules Dassin

Writing:
  • A.I. Bezzerides

Stars:
Release Date: 1949-10-10
themoviedb icon 7.3/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English | Italiano
  • Runtime: 94
Lee J. Cobb
Lee J. Cobb
Mike Figlia
Richard Conte
Richard Conte
Nick Garcos
Valentina Cortese
Valentina Cor...
Rica
Barbara Lawrence
Barbara Lawre...
Polly Faber
Jack Oakie
Jack Oakie
Slob
Millard Mitchell
Millard Mitch...
Ed Kinney
Joseph Pevney
Joseph Pevney
Pete
Morris Carnovsky
Morris Carnov...
Yanko Garcos
Kasia Orzazewski
Kasia Orzazew...
Mrs. Polansky, the Apple Farmer's Wife
Hope Emerson
Hope Emerson
Midge, a buyer
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