The Killing (1956)

Director
Stanley Kubrick

Main cast
Sterling Hayden; Coleen Gray; Vince Edwards; Jay C. Flippen; Elisha Cook Jr.

Genres
Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime

Description
The Killing was Stanley Kubrick’s first film with a professional cast and the first time he achieved public recognition as the unconventional director he’s now known for. The story is of ex-prisoners who plan to set up a racetrack so they can live a life without monetary worries. One of the more exceptional films of the 1950’s.


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