• Film ID:
  • 12824
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=89 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • Britain.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • English.
BEAT THE DEVIL (1953)
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Five assorted rogues gather for a boat trip to East Africa hoping to enrich themselves on an undeveloped uranium lode; also booked on the boat is a pompous English fool and his gorgeous wife. Comic mayhem develops in this film noir (specifically 'The Maltese Falcon') spoof, everyone's after the dosh and romance develops
This film has achieved minor cult status and has more than its share of knowing jokes and references.
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