MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 16,116 this week

The Suspect (1944)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller  |  3 September 1945 (Sweden)
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 776 users  
Reviews: 16 user | 13 critic

In 1902 London, unhappily married Philip Marshall meets young Mary Gray, who is unemployed and depressed. Their deepening friendship, though physically innocent, is discovered by Philip's ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (adaptation), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Hall of Fame Family Movies

It takes a compelling story to transcend time and become an instant classic. Here are 10 films that have accomplished just that.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 14 Jul 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 10 Mar 2013
 
a list of 49 titles
created 28 Jan 2014
 
a list of 26 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 32 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Suspect" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Suspect (1944)

The Suspect (1944) on IMDb 7.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Suspect.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young femme fatale-type woman realizes that the wealthy man she married is an incorrigible wastrel.

Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Deanna Durbin, Gene Kelly, Richard Whorf
Musical | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Pierre Renoir, Marie Déa
Criss Cross (1949)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An armored truck driver and his lovely ex-wife conspire with a gang to have his own truck robbed on the route.

Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea
Die Ratten (1955)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Maria Schell, Curd Jürgens, Heidemarie Hatheyer
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A promising classical musician finds his life poisoned by a music hall dancer -- and by the strange gaps in his memory.

Director: John Brahm
Stars: Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, George Sanders
Phantom Lady (1944)
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A beautiful secretary risks her life to try to find the elusive woman who may prove her boss didn't murder his selfish wife.

Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Franchot Tone, Ella Raines, Alan Curtis
The Web (1947)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An attorney acting as a body guard, apparently kills a man in defense of his employer's life, and later believes the victim was set up to be murdered.

Director: Michael Gordon
Stars: Ella Raines, Edmond O'Brien, William Bendix
The Guilty (1947)
Film-Noir | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two guys, sharing an apartment, meet twin girls. One is Shirley Temple grown-up, and the other is a major piece of bad news. The nice one is murdered and her boyfriend is accused of the crime. The wrong man-wrong victim plot strikes again.

Director: John Reinhardt
Stars: Bonita Granville, Don Castle, Regis Toomey
Ivy (1947)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An Edwardian belle meets a rich bachelor, but what to do about her husband and her lover?

Director: Sam Wood
Stars: Joan Fontaine, Patric Knowles, Herbert Marshall
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Pierre Martel is a brilliant lawyer in Paris who has fallen in love with a ravishing Italian girl, Sylvia Sorrego and they take up housekeeping on a luxurious scale beyond his means, and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Jean-Claude Pascal, Arletty
Abandoned (1949)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Newspaperman helps girl find her sister's illegitimate baby, gets mixed up in baby-adoption racket.

Director: Joseph M. Newman
Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Gale Storm, Marjorie Rambeau
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Young blonde woman seems to destroy everyone she comes in contact with.

Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton, William Bendix
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
Dean Harens ...
John
Stanley Ridges ...
Huxley (as Stanley C. Ridges)
...
Mr. Simmons
Rosalind Ivan ...
Cora
...
Mrs. Simmons
Raymond Severn ...
Eve Amber ...
Sybil
Maude Eburne ...
Mrs. Packer
Clifford Brooke ...
Mr. Packer
Edit

Storyline

In 1902 London, unhappily married Philip Marshall meets young Mary Gray, who is unemployed and depressed. Their deepening friendship, though physically innocent, is discovered by Philip's wife who threatens him with exposure and scandal, driving him to kill her. Thereafter, fortune seems to smile on Philip Marshall; but does fate have a surprise in store? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

His was a strange SECRET! Hers was a strange LOVE!


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 September 1945 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Le suspect  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 9, 1945 with Charles Laughton, Ella Raines and Rosalind Ivan reprising their film roles. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Columbo: How to Dial a Murder (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Jingle Bells
(1857) (uncredited)
Music by James Pierpont
Played in the score at Christmas
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Excellent Thriller
24 May 2000 | by (Cleveland, Ohio) – See all my reviews

"The Suspect" is a taut suspenser, grandly acted by Charles Laughton and fine cast, and beautifully produced. But who can see it? Unfortunately, for some strange reason, the film was never brought out on video format. This comment is written to hopefully create some interest in helping to rectify this void. With all the less capable films on video, this is one omission which needs to be seriously addressed. ###


14 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Does a print of this film exsist? mitchbear
Things I would have changed dga23
THE SUSPECT pamanael
ignorant review mentioning Hitchcock Rheli
Discuss The Suspect (1944) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?