15 certificateThe Big Heat is a Film programme that first aired in 1953 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Big Heat is a 4 star programme

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The Big Heat (1953)

Directed by
Fritz Lang

Harrowing film noir about an honest cop determined to bust police corruption and the stranglehold of the Mafia. At first he innocently begins investigating the Mafia-related killing of a fellow cop, but things turn nasty when his wife is killed in a car bomb blast meant for him, his child is threatened with kidnapping and he loses his job.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 90 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1953

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Glenn FordGlenn Ford...Det. Sgt. Dave Bannion
Gloria Grahame...Debby Marsh
Jocelyn Brando...Katie Bannion
Alexander Scourby...Mike Lagana
Image for Lee MarvinLee Marvin...Vince Stone
Jeanette Nolan...Bertha Duncan
Peter Whitney...Tierney
Willis Bouchey...Lt. Ted Wilks
Robert Burton...Det. Gus Burke
Adam Williams...Larry Gordon
Howard Wendell...Police Commissioner Higgins
Chris Alcaide...George Rose
Michael Granger...Hugo
Dorothy Green...Lucy Chapman
Carolyn Jones...Doris