6.6/10
37
5 user

Malaga (1960)

Moment of Danger (original title)
A jewel thief pulls off a big heist, stabs his partner in crime in the back, dumps his girlfriend and goes on the run with the loot. The ex-partner and the girlfriend team up to go after him.

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay) (as David Osborn) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule, it focuses on the life of a young charismatic and handsome black male with political aspirations. He finds himself ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Rossen
Stars: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge
Marco Polo II (1962)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Christian-Jaque
Stars: Alain Delon, Dorothy Dandridge, Michel Simon
Carmen Jones (1954)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast.

Director: Otto Preminger
Stars: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina, Bess - a woman with a disreputable history - tries to break free from her brutish... See full summary »

Directors: Otto Preminger, Rouben Mamoulian
Stars: Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr.
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A band of dishonest seamen plan a murderous mutiny aboard the S.S. Berwind.

Director: Andrew L. Stone
Stars: James Mason, Dorothy Dandridge, Broderick Crawford
Bright Road (1953)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Based on the story, "See How They Run," which ran in the June, 1951 issue of "The Ladies' Home Journal" and subsequently won that year's Christopher Award. The story was written by Mary ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Mayer
Stars: Dorothy Dandridge, Philip Hepburn, Harry Belafonte
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Escaped convicts are selling weapons to a warlike native tribe.

Director: Byron Haskin
Stars: Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

After the nurse who declares that a recent surgical death was a murder dies also, an enigmatic Scotland Yard inspector arrives to investigate.

Director: Sidney Gilliat
Stars: Alastair Sim, Sally Gray, Trevor Howard
Tamango (1958)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A Dutch slave captain, on a voyage to Cuba, faces a revolt fomented by a newly captured African slave, Tamango. The slaves capture the captain's mistress, forcing a showdown.

Director: John Berry
Stars: Dorothy Dandridge, Curd Jürgens, Jean Servais
Cain's Hundred (1961–1962)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A former underworld lawyer goes to work for the Federal Government, determined to bring 100 top criminals to justice.

Stars: Peter Mark Richman, Gavin MacLeod, Ted de Corsia
Comedy | Crime | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Don Weis
Stars: June Allyson, Van Johnson, Louis Calhern
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Abe Saperstein, owner/manager of the world-famous "Harlem Globetrotters", an all-Negro professional basketball team, signs Billy Townsend, an All-American, to play with the "Globetrotters."... See full summary »

Directors: Phil Brown, Will Jason
Stars: Harlem Globetrotters, Thomas Gomez, Dorothy Dandridge
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
John Bain
...
...
Peter Carran
...
Inspector Farrell
...
Juan Montoya
John Bailey ...
Cecil
Alfred Burke ...
Shapley
Peter Illing ...
Pawnbroker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Neville Becker ...
Gigolo
Martin Boddey ...
Sir John Middleburgh
Thelma D'Aguilar ...
Spanish Woman
Peter Elliott ...
Waiter
Helen Goss ...
Lady Middleburgh
Barry Keegan ...
Corrigan
Brian Worth ...
Airport Guard
Edit

Storyline

A jewel thief pulls off a big heist, stabs his partner in crime in the back, dumps his girlfriend and goes on the run with the loot. The ex-partner and the girlfriend team up to go after him.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Dorothy Dandridge Is Tawny Dynamite!

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 October 1960 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Malaga  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dorothy's last movie
26 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dorothy finished up her film career with this great film about two drifters trying to find a jewel thief who has wronged them, Dorothy is very effective playing this world weary woman, because she herself was weary in her own life, she plays the part with no make-up and a not so becoming wig, but manages to look breath-taking none the less, i think her character Gianna is the best she ever played, even more than Carmen because the line between fact and fiction blurred in this, the rest of cast is also effective, Dorothy and Trevor worked well together, and should have been paired in another film.this is a hard to find film, but worth it to see Dorothy in her last film role.


10 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Malaga (1960) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?