U certificateThe Racket is a Film programme that first aired in 1951 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Racket is a 3 star programme

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The Racket (1951)

Directed by
John Cromwell

Crime drama in which one detective must battle a corrupt system in order to bring a violent gangster to justice. An honest police captain faces seemingly insurmountable odds when he attempts to nail a mobster with powerful allies in high places. He engages in a deadly battle of wits with the mob, and an even greater fight against corruption from within the force.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1951

3/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Black and White

When is The Racket next on TV?

It's next showing on GREAT! movies classic July 13th, 3:10pm and on GREAT! movies classic July 13th, 4:10pm. See more...


Image for Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum...Cap. Thomas McQuigg
Lizabeth Scott...Irene Hayes
Robert Ryan...Nick Scanlon
William Talman...Officer Bob Johnson
Ray Collins...Dist. Atty. Mortimer X. Welsh
Joyce Mackenzie...Mary McQuigg
Robert Hutton...Dave Ames
Virginia Huston...Lucy Johnson
William Conrad...Det. Sgt. Turk
Walter Sande...Precinct Sgt. Jim Delaney
Les Tremayne...Harry Craig
Don Porter...R.G. Connolly
Walter Baldwin...Booking Sgt. Sullivan
Brett King...Joe Scanlon
Richard Karlan...Breeze Enright