5.6/10
80
5 user 1 critic

Panic in the City (1968)

Approved | | Sci-Fi, Thriller | October 1968 (USA)
An American agent is assigned to track down a renegade Soviet spy who is building an atomic device in Los Angeles and plans to destroy the city with it.

Director:

Reviews

IMDb at Comic-Con 2016

Visit our Comic-Con section to see what's trending, watch celebrity interviews, follow event coverage, browse cosplay photos, take our Fan IQ quizzes, and more.

Browse IMDb's Guide to Comic-Con

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Chino is the tough leader of a motorcycle gang who starts off a war when he abducts and mistreats the leader of the enemy biker gang, Darryl, and his girlfriend Chris. Things get violent when Darryl comes back for revenge.

Director: Anthony M. Lanza
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Jody McCrea, Chris Noel
Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not humanity is ultimately good or evil.

Director: Irwin Allen
Stars: Ronald Colman, Hedy Lamarr, Groucho Marx
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, who is wanted, dead or alive, in Australia during the 1850s.

Director: Philippe Mora
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A group of Vietnam vets disturbs television programs from a B-29 airplane. They want to sabotage Mrs Westinghouse's political campaign who is running for the Senate in support of US ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Phillips
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Michael J. Pollard, Eugene Lipinski
White Star (1983)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A rock music reporter and his view of the angry excited punk generation.

Director: Roland Klick
Stars: Robert Bomilla, Berthold Breitenstein, Ute Cremer
Tracks (1977)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A soldier (Dennis Hopper) returns from Vietnam on special assignment, accompanying the body of his friend by train to California for burial. During the trip, he falls in love with a gentle ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Jaglom
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Taryn Power, Dean Stockwell
Night Tide (1961)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

On leave in a shore side town, Johnny becomes interested in a young dark haired woman. They meet and he learns that she plays a mermaid in the local carnival. After strange occurrences, ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Harrington
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Linda Lawson, Gavin Muir
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A group of friends race their high-powered cars up and down a dangerous and deadly mountain road known as Mulholland Drive to see who can claim the title of "King of the Hill."

Director: Noel Nosseck
Stars: Harry Hamlin, Joseph Bottoms, Deborah Van Valkenburgh
The Trip II (1967)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Paul Groves (Peter Fonda), a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis. His wife Sally (Susan Strasberg) has left him and he seeks the help of his friend John ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Corman
Stars: Peter Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern
Crush Proof (1972)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: François De Menil
Stars: François De Menil, Babette Lamy, Pierre Clémenti
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

"Les Apprentis Sorciers" is a thriller in which the characters are Latin-American exiles living in Paris. It is also a comedy about artists who play at revolution rather than actually participate in one.

Director: Edgardo Cozarinsky
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Zouzou, Peter Chatel
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Andy Warhol
Stars: Irving Blum, James Bridges, Brooke Hayward
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Dave Pomeroy
...
Dr. Paula Stevens
...
James Kincade
...
August Best
...
Myra Pryor
...
Dr. Paul Cerbo (as Oscar Beregi)
Gregory Morton ...
Steadman
...
Goff
George Barrows ...
Ernest
...
Dr. Milton Becker
...
Hal Johnson
Wesley Lau ...
Police Lt. Brady
Jim Adams ...
Tom
Hank Brandt ...
Miller
Eddie Firestone ...
Owens
Edit

Storyline

When a man collapses on the street, he is brought to the hospital and when he was about to be x-rayed, the technician discovers that he is contaminated with radiation. A federal agent arrives to find out how he got infected. They learn that he is a scientist. But before he could be questioned he's killed. So they have to find out what's going on. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A CITY EXPOSED TO THE MENACE OF THE ATOM BOMB! (original poster-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Thriller

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

October 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pommin varjossa  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Final theatrical feature of Anne Jeffreys. See more »

Connections

Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Kind of drab
25 February 2013 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

The cover of the DVD box for this forgotten movie trumpets one of the actors in it, which happens to be Dennis Hopper. Actually, Hopper (who is almost unrecognizable) only plays a minor role in the movie. That didn't give me a problem. Watching the movie itself, one will be struck by how much it resembles a made-for-TV movie of the era, with its limited production values and flat loot. But that didn't give me a problem. What did give me a problem was the story. Actually, the first twenty or so minutes of the movie aren't that bad - there is some mystery and intrigue that kept me interested. However, after those twenty minutes are over, the next 45 or so minutes will put many viewers to sleep, with endless talk and an investigation that makes little progress. Things do pick up again in the last 25 or so minutes, but many viewers will have abandoned ship long before this part of the movie comes across. The movie also suffers from the fact that we never learn why the bad guys are doing what they are doing. Had there been more tension and action in the middle, as well as explanation for the bad guys scheme, we might have had something here. But as it is, it's more or less a disappointment.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Please tell me how it ends! scott_quirico
Discuss Panic in the City (1968) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?