MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,183 this week

My Gun Is Quick (1957)

 -  Mystery  -  August 1957 (USA)
6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 243 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 3 critic

A private detective helps a prostitute being assaulted, and notices that she is wearing a very unique ring. She is later found murdered and there is no trace of the ring, which turns out to... See full summary »

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 11 titles
created 07 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1154 titles
created 11 May 2013
 
a list of 47 titles
created 12 Jul 2013
 
a list of 763 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 35 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "My Gun Is Quick" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: My Gun Is Quick (1957)

My Gun Is Quick (1957) on IMDb 6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of My Gun Is Quick.

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Film-Noir | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A small town newspaperman's investigation into a local bookie operation turns up a web of organized crime.

Director: Robert Wise
Stars: John Forsythe, Joan Camden, Harold J. Kennedy
Crime | Film-Noir | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A doomed female hitchhiker pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious "great whatsit."

Director: Robert Aldrich
Stars: Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After nearly running over him with her cab, Patty Mitchell picks up a fare who claims to have amnesia. As he fumbles to remember the basic facts of his identity, Patty becomes interested in... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Mann
Stars: Tom Conway, Ann Rutherford, Richard Lane
Cop Hater (1958)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The hardworking detectives of the 87th Precinct in an unnamed city during a massive heat wave investigate the seemingly random murders of policemen.

Director: William Berke
Stars: Robert Loggia, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Ellen Parker
Ring of Fear (1954)
Adventure | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Three psychiatrists find that Dublin O'Malley has homicidal tendencies, an under-diagnosis at best. O'Malley kills a guard, escapes from the mental institution, and then kills a railroad ... See full summary »

Directors: James Edward Grant, William A. Wellman
Stars: Clyde Beatty, Pat O'Brien, Mickey Spillane
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An former boxer, turned cab driver, has to hide from the police, when his badgering wife is murdered by the jewel thief she was having an affair with.

Director: Phil Karlson
Stars: John Payne, Evelyn Keyes, Brad Dexter
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Wrongly accused of killing a bar-girl he was seen with earlier, a Korean War vet flees from the police in the company of a woman photographer and her young female model.

Director: Nathan Juran
Stars: Richard Conte, Joan Bennett, Wanda Hendrix
Inner Sanctum (1948)
Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A man fleeing the police after having committed a murder hides out in a boarding house in a small town.

Director: Lew Landers
Stars: Charles Russell, Mary Beth Hughes, Dale Belding
Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A cross-country airliner, whose passengers include a nuclear physicist, a rocket expert, and a mathematical genius, is drawn beyond radar range by an unknown, unbreakable force.

Director: Reginald Le Borg
Stars: Craig Hill, Paula Raymond, Dayton Lummis
Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The adventures of Mickey Spillane's tough-talking, brawling, skirt-chasing private detective Mike Hammer, who's always ready to use his fists on a "mug" or his charm on a "skirt" to get the case solved.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Bart Burns, Vito Scotti
Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Kim Stacy and Morgan are two CIA Agents on a secret mission to rescue a scientist imprisoned by terrorists on a remote island.

Director: Tay Garnett
Stars: Yvette Mimieux, Christopher George, Diane McBain
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A married movie studio executive's life, starts to fall apart when he is intimately stalked by a beautiful woman he claims he does not know.

Directors: Joseph Losey, Alec C. Snowden
Stars: Richard Basehart, Mary Murphy, Constance Cummings
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Whitney Blake ...
Nancy Williams
...
Dione, Blonde Bar-Girl (as Pat Donague)
Donald Randolph ...
Colonel Holloway
Pamela Duncan ...
Booth Colman ...
Det. Pat Chambers (as Booth Coleman)
Jan Chaney ...
'Red', Cafe Girl
Genie Coree ...
Maria Teresa Garcia (as Gina Core)
Richard Garland ...
Louis, Henchman
Charles Boaz ...
Gangster
Peter Mamakos ...
LaRoche - Smuggler Chief
Claire Carleton ...
Proprietess
Phil Arnold ...
'Shorty', Cafe Proprietor
John Dennis ...
Al
Terence de Marney ...
Jean, the French Janitor (as Terrence De Marney)
Edit

Storyline

A private detective helps a prostitute being assaulted, and notices that she is wearing a very unique ring. She is later found murdered and there is no trace of the ring, which turns out to be part of a cache of jewelry stolen by the Nazis during World War II and smuggled out of France after the wary by an American army colonel. The private eye decides to try to find the ring, is hired by the former colonel to find the rest of the jewels, and runs up against a murderous French gang that is also looking for the jewels. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

IT RIPS - DEEP AS THE CLAW OF A KILLER! IT STRIPS - DOWN TO THE RAW THRILLS THAT ONLY SPILLANE COULD DISH OUT! (original poster - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Mystery

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

August 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aseeni on nopea  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Robert Bray receives an "introducing" credit. See more »

Goofs

When they find Maria Teresa Garcia's body in the bathtub and are photographing it. You can see her leg drop down slightly just as Det. Pat Chambers says her name to Mike Hammer. See more »

Quotes

Mike Hammer: Off my back, chick - I'm tired!
See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Bells
Written by Marlin Skiles and Stanley Styne
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Delightfully Over-Acted, Poorly Acted...and Comically Scripted!
7 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Watch out Plan IX From Outerspace...this is hysterical. The actors routinely shout their lines...scenes start with overtly posed characters...the "mystery" develops through a series of impossible coincidences...

A concluding death scene of featuring (of course) last words, clutching, a pause - and a chin dropping abruptly to chest caps this priceless work.

On a serious side, the cinematography creates excellent film noir seediness. You get a wonderful feel for a vision of seedy Los Angeles in the '50s. And the soundtrack is a perfect match to create a nice dark side of L.A. presence.

This is delightful and you will be smiling as it ends.


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
the imcomparable whitney mayanlongcount
a Maltese Falcon borrowing? mheckman-1
Discuss My Gun Is Quick (1957) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?