MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 37,535 this week

Highway West (1941)

Passed  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  23 August 1941 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 45 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(play), (play), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

"Hand of God" - What to Watch

IMDb sits down with the cast of the thriller drama "Hand of God," including Ron Perlman, Julian Morris, Garret Dillahunt, and Alona Tal.

Watch our interview

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 371 titles
created 28 Dec 2011
 
a list of 9987 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
list image
a list of 731 titles
created 22 May 2013
 
a list of 1152 titles
created 06 Aug 2013
 
list image
a list of 2599 titles
created 10 Aug 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Highway West" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Highway West (1941)

Highway West (1941) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Highway West.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Sea Hawk (1940)
Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Geoffrey Thorpe, a buccaneer, is hired by Queen Elizabeth I to nag the Spanish Armada. The Armada is waiting for the attack on England and Thorpe surprises them with attacks on their galleons where he shows his skills on the sword.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Assistant District Attorney Stephen Forbes, an impressive orator with a long list of convictions, resigns when an innocent boy is convicted and the real murderer confesses too late. He ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman
Stars: George Brent, Virginia Bruce, Brenda Marshall
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

When Barry Corvall discovers that his new bride is a possible enemy agent, he resigns from the diplomatic service to go undercover to route out an espionage ring planning to destroy ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon
Stars: Joel McCrea, Brenda Marshall, Jeffrey Lynn
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Troubled youths Joe and Nick Lorenzo grow into very different men: Joe a small-time hoodlum and Nick an honored college graduate. When Nick falls for Joe's girl Laurie, trouble erupts ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green
Stars: John Garfield, Brenda Marshall, Marjorie Rambeau
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In a fictional version of true events at the New York prison of Blackwell's Island in 1934, reporter Tim Haydon breaks up a crime organization run by racketeer Bull Bransom from within the ... See full summary »

Directors: William C. McGann, Michael Curtiz
Stars: John Garfield, Rosemary Lane, Dick Purcell
Comedy | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Homicide detective Bill Ryder reluctantly teams up with wise-cracking news-hound Peter Kennedy to solve a pair of murders.

Director: William C. McGann
Stars: William Lundigan, Nan Wynn, Ricardo Cortez
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Claire Foster
...
George Foster
William Lundigan ...
...
Myra Abbott
...
Gramps Abbott
Noel Madison ...
Salvo - Henchman
Dorothy Tree ...
Salvo's Moll
Willie Best ...
Bub Wellington
...
Eddie - Motorcycle Cop
...
Murph - Motorcycle Cop
John Ridgely ...
Alex - Armored Car Guard
William B. Davidson ...
Gorman
Dick Rich ...
Mike - Trucker at Cafe
James Westerfield ...
Swede - Trucker at Cafe
Victor Zimmerman ...
Jake
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A thrill-crammed road to romance and adventure! (original poster) See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 August 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El camino siniestro  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Broadway production of "Heat Lighning" opened at the Booth Theater (New York City) on September 15, 1933 and ran for 44 performances. See more »

Quotes

Gramps Abbott: You mean I get $5000 for shooting that critter?
See more »

Connections

Version of Heat Lightning (1934) See more »

Soundtracks

Trade Winds
(uncredited)
Music by Cliff Friend
Played on the radio at the motel coffee shop
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Gem of a Classic from 1941
20 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Brenda Marshall, (Claire Foster) is a young gal who meets up with a guy named George Foster, (Arthur Kennedy) and they only know each other for a very short time and they get married. George is always bringing home lots of money and buying all sorts of things for Claire and wants her to quite her job and go West with him. George is really a bank robber who has stolen a great deal of money and shoots a bank teller during the robbery and there is a man hunt out for him on all police bulletins in California. It is at this point in the film where it gets very interesting and you wonder just how this story will turn out. A very young looking Arthur Kennedy gave an outstanding performance along with some great veteran actors. Enjoy.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Highway West (1941) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?