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1. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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57 Metascore

Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

Writers: Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham, Simon Kinberg, Lionel Wigram, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

2. The Tourist (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

6.0
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37 Metascore

Revolves around Frank, an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path.

Writers: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Christopher McQuarrie, Julian Fellowes, Jérôme Salle | Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Paul Bettany, Timothy Dalton

3. Eastern Promises (2007)

R | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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82 Metascore

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

Writer: Steven Knight | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Josef Altin

4. Basic Instinct 2 (2006)

R | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.2
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26 Metascore

Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.

Writers: Leora Barish, Henry Bean, Joe Eszterhas | Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Sharon Stone, David Morrissey, David Thewlis, Stan Collymore

5. An American Werewolf in London (1981)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror

7.6
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60 Metascore

Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

Writer: John Landis | Director: John Landis | Stars: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher, Griffin Dunne

6. Shanghai Knights (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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58 Metascore

When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds.

Writers: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar | Director: David Dobkin | Stars: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Fann Wong, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

7. Frenzy (1972)

R | 116 min | Thriller

7.5
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A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.

Writers: Arthur La Bern, Anthony Shaffer | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Alec McCowen, Billie Whitelaw

8. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

PG | 120 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering.

Writers: John Michael Hayes, Charles Bennett, D.B. Wyndham-Lewis | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles

9. The 39 Steps (1935)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.

Writers: John Buchan, Charles Bennett, Ian Hay | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle

10. Help! (1965)

Approved | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Ringo finds himself the human sacrifice target of a cult and the band must try to protect him from it.

Writers: Marc Behm, Charles Wood | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

11. Gaslight (1944)

TV-PG | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane.

Writers: John Van Druten, Walter Reisch, John L. Balderston, Patrick Hamilton | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty

12. He Who Dares (2014)

82 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

2.9
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A group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. A crack SAS team are sent in and must take the building one level at a time.

Writers: James Crow, Simon Phillips, Paul Tanter | Director: Paul Tanter | Stars: Tom Benedict Knight, Simon Phillips, Christina Bellavia, Ewan Ross

13. The Ipcress File (1965)

109 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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In London, a counter espionage agent deals with his own bureaucracy while investigating the kidnapping and brainwashing of British scientists.

Writers: W.H. Canaway, James Doran | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman, Sue Lloyd

14. The Phantom of the Opera (1989)

R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Music

5.4
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A darker version of the classic Gaston Leroux novel. A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer who has plans for those oppose himself or the young singer.

Writers: Gaston Leroux, Gerry O'Hara, Duke Sandefur | Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Robert Englund, Jill Schoelen, Alex Hyde-White, Bill Nighy

15. Foreign Correspondent (1940)

Not Rated | 120 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.

Writers: Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison, James Hilton, Robert Benchley | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders

16. Jack the Ripper (1988– )

190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the queen.

Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

17. The Mirror Crack'd (1980)

PG | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.

Writers: Jonathan Hales, Barry Sandler | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Tony Curtis, Rock Hudson, Wendy Morgan

18. The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.1
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The younger brother of the consulting detective tries to steal Sherlock's glory by solving an important case assisted by an eccentric Scotland Yard detective and a lovely but suspicious actress.

Writer: Gene Wilder | Director: Gene Wilder | Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise

19. The Medusa Touch (1978)

PG | 105 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Psychological thriller about a novelist, a telekinetic, who causes disasters simply by thinking about them.

Writers: John Briley, Peter Van Greenaway | Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Richard Burton, Lee Remick, Lino Ventura, Harry Andrews

20. The Private Eyes (1980)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.8
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This spoof of the Sherlock Holmes stories finds Inspector Winship and Dr. Tart investigating a strange death in a possibly haunted mansion, while dealing with the beautiful heiress and the ... See full summary »

Writers: Tim Conway, John Myhers | Director: Lang Elliott | Stars: Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Trisha Noble, Bernard Fox

21. Close Your Eyes (2002)

R | 108 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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45 Metascore

A hypnotherapist is caught up in the pursuit of a serial killer.

Writers: Madison Smartt Bell, Nick Willing, William Brookfield | Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Paddy Considine, Shirley Henderson, Miranda Otto

22. Blackmail (1929)

85 min | Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Alice White is the daughter of a shopkeeper in 1920's London. Her boyfriend, Frank Webber is a Scotland Yard detective who seems more interested in police work than in her. Frank takes ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Bennett, Alfred Hitchcock, Benn W. Levy | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton

23. London After Midnight (1927)

Unrated | 69 min | Drama, Horror

7.0
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The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires?

Writers: Tod Browning, Waldemar Young, Joseph Farnham | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Percy Williams

24. Inspector Clouseau (1968)

G | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

4.9
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A string of robberies has occurred in Britain and it's up to Inspector Clouseau to catch them.

Writers: Blake Edwards, Maurice Richlin, Tom Waldman, Frank Waldman | Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: Alan Arkin, Frank Finlay, Delia Boccardo, Barry Foster

25. Dressed to Kill (1946)

Approved | 76 min | Mystery

7.1
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Sherlock Holmes sets out to discover why a trio of murderous villains, including a dangerously attractive female, are desperate to obtain three unassuming and inexpensive little music boxes.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Frank Gruber, Leonard Lee | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison, Edmund Breon

26. Midnight Lace (1960)

110 min | Thriller, Mystery

6.9
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In London, a newly-wed American woman's sanity comes into question, when she claims to be the victim of a stalker.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Janet Green | Director: David Miller | Stars: Doris Day, Rex Harrison, John Gavin, Myrna Loy

27. Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)

107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.

Writers: John Mortimer, Penelope Mortimer, Marryam Modell | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Keir Dullea, Carol Lynley, Laurence Olivier, Martita Hunt

28. Madhouse (1974)

PG | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.

Writers: Angus Hall, Ken Levison, Greg Morrison | Director: Jim Clark | Stars: Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri

29. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (1987 TV Movie)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A friend of Miss Marple's sees a woman being strangled in a passing train. When police cannot find a body and doubt the story, Miss Marple enlists professional housekeeper, Lucy Eyelesbarrow, to go undercover.

Writers: Agatha Christie, T.R. Bowen | Director: Martyn Friend | Stars: Joan Hickson, Juliette Mole, David Beames, Mona Bruce

30. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.

Writers: Edwin Blum, William A. Drake, William Gillette | Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshal

31. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

Writers: Roy Horniman, Robert Hamer, John Dighton | Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood

32. Juggernaut (1974)

PG | 109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Some unknown maniac is threatening a navigation company to blow up one of its luxury transatlantics, the "Britannic", now in high sea with 1200 passengers. He is asking for a £500,000 ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Plater, Richard Alan Simmons | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Richard Harris, Omar Sharif, David Hemmings, Anthony Hopkins

33. Dracula's Daughter (1936)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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Hungarian countess Marya Zaleska seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.

Writers: Garrett Fort, Bram Stoker, David O. Selznick | Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Otto Kruger, Gloria Holden, Marguerite Churchill, Edward Van Sloan

34. Ministry of Fear (1944)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Stephen Neale has just been released from an asylum during World War 2 in England when he stumbles on a deadly Nazi spy plot by accident, and tries to stop it.

Writers: Seton I. Miller, Graham Greene | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond, Hillary Brooke

35. Houdini (1953)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The spectacular but tragically short career of magician and illusionist Harry Houdini whose tricks defied explanation and safety.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Harold Kellock | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Torin Thatcher, Angela Clarke

36. Thirteen at Dinner (1985 TV Movie)

87 min | Crime, Mystery

6.3
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An American movie actress, best known for playing dumb blondes, is Scotland Yard's prime suspect when her husband, Lord Edgware, is murdered. The great detective, Hercule Poirot, digs deeper into the case.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Rod Browning | Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Faye Dunaway, David Suchet, Jonathan Cecil

37. The Man from Planet X (1951)

Approved | 70 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.8
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As a mysterious planet hurls itself toward earth, an enigmatic extraterrestrial scout arrives on a remote Scottish island with unknown intentions.

Writers: Aubrey Wisberg, Jack Pollexfen | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond, William Schallert

38. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime

7.8
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A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eifel Towers.

Writer: T.E.B. Clarke | Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James, Alfie Bass

39. The Black Windmill (1974)

PG | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.3
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A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he decides to track down the kidnappers himself.

Writers: Leigh Vance, Clive Egleton | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Michael Caine, Donald Pleasence, Delphine Seyrig, Clive Revill

40. Shoot on Sight (2007)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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45 Metascore

A Lahore-born London Police Commander deals with personal issues and investigates the shooting death of a fellow-Muslim.

Writers: Pervaiz Alam, Carl Austin, Jag Mundhra | Director: Jag Mundhra | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Greta Scacchi, Brian Cox, Stephen Greif

41. Heat of the Sun (1998 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Mystery

8.0
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Set in the 1930s, a former Scotland Yard detective is sent to colonial Kenya to head the new criminal investigation unit.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Susannah Harker, Michael Byrne, Julian Rhind-Tutt

42. Rough Cut (1980)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. Despite a continuous exchange of quips they eventually become romantically involved.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Derek Lambert | Directors: Don Siegel, Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Lesley-Anne Down, David Niven, Timothy West

43. The Lodger (1944)

TV-PG | 84 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is Jack the Ripper.

Writers: Barré Lyndon, Marie Belloc Lowndes | Director: John Brahm | Stars: Laird Cregar, Merle Oberon, George Sanders, Cedric Hardwicke

44. Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Curt Siodmak | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Christopher Lee, Hans Söhnker, Hans Nielsen, Senta Berger

45. She-Wolf of London (1946)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that at night she acts under the influence of a family curse and has begun committing ghastly murders in a nearby park.

Writers: George Bricker, Dwight V. Babcock | Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Don Porter, June Lockhart, Sara Haden, Jan Wiley

46. Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery

3.8
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Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Santa suit one London holiday season, and Scotland Yard has to stop him before he makes his exploits an annual tradition.

Writers: Alan Birkinshaw, Derek Ford | Director: Edmund Purdom | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Alan Lake, Belinda Mayne, Mark Jones

47. Villain (1971)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Murderous, sadistic London gang leader Vic Dakin, a mother-obsessed homosexual modeled on real-life gangster Ronnie Kray, is worried about potential stool pigeons that may bring down his ... See full summary »

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Al Lettieri, James Barlow | Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Richard Burton, Ian McShane, Nigel Davenport, Donald Sinden

48. The Spider Woman (1944)

Approved | 63 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of so-called "pajama suicides". He knows the female villain behind them is as cunning as Moriarty and as venomous as a spider.

Writers: Bertram Millhauser, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard, Dennis Hoey

49. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.

Writers: Edward T. Lowe Jr., Scott Darling, Edmund L. Hartmann, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Kaaren Verne

50. Walk a Crooked Mile (1948)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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A security leak is found at a Southern California atomic plant. The authorities stand in fear that the information leaked would go to a hostile nation. To investigate the case more ... See full summary »

Writers: George Bruce, Bertram Millhauser | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Louis Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, Louise Allbritton, Carl Esmond