5.8/10
91
5 user 2 critic

The Steel Jungle (1956)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 10 March 1956 (USA)
A power struggle emerges among convicts condemned to prison life.

Director:

Walter Doniger

Writer:

Walter Doniger
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Sudden Danger (1955)
Drama | Crime | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A woman who heads a sportswear manufacturing company is found dead. Although it is ruled a suicide, the police detective in charge believes she was murdered, and his subsequent ... See full summary »

Director: Hubert Cornfield
Stars: Bill Elliott, Tom Drake, Beverly Garland
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Fed up with the raising crime in Miami, the police chief and the leading members of the city council hire a former Miami gangster, gone straight, to help eliminate the biggest crime syndicate in the city.

Director: Fred F. Sears
Stars: Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A Navy veteran purchases a government surplus vessel and becomes involved in the capture of waterfront racketeers.

Director: William Castle
Stars: Arthur Franz, Beverly Garland, Helene Stanton
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An ex-military accountant is recruited by the FBI to infiltrate the mob in Chicago in an attempt to break open the rackets. To complicate his job, two women stand in his way, each with their own agenda.

Director: Fred F. Sears
Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Abbe Lane, Paul Stewart
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When a San Francisco priest is murdered, a policeman, who's a close friend, starts an investigation.

Director: Joseph Pevney
Stars: Tony Curtis, Marisa Pavan, Gilbert Roland
Problem Girls (1953)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

While awaiting his certificate to practice medicine, John Page takes a position the the secret reform school for rich girl-delinquents run by hard-bitten Miss Dixon. Page is forced to treat... See full summary »

Director: Ewald André Dupont
Stars: Helen Walker, Ross Elliott, Susan Morrow
Bitter Creek (1954)
Certificate: Passed Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In a film incorrectly reported as Bill Elliott's last starring western, "Bitter Creek" (released in March of 1954 carrying 16843 as the PCA number) falls a tab bit short of that as it was ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr
Stars: Bill Elliott, Carleton Young, Beverly Garland
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Gangster Zac Cotton and his two henchmen, Mitch and Sonny, try to get a boat to get off a tropical island after a botched robbery heist.

Director: Roger Corman
Stars: Richard Denning, Beverly Garland, Lisa Montell
The Mad Room (1969)
Certificate: M Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Remake of 1941's "Ladies in Retirement" has Stella Stevens playing companion to wealthy, loony widow and she soon brings her brother and sister to live with them after they are released ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Girard
Stars: Stella Stevens, Shelley Winters, Skip Ward
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A tough lady gangster learns that she will be totally blind within a week. She seeks help from the one eye surgeon who may be able to save her sight. In the process, he also causes her to ... See full summary »

Director: Felix E. Feist
Stars: Joan Crawford, Dennis Morgan, David Brian
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A crime-busting lawyer and his initially reluctant attorney father take on the forces that run gambling and prostitution in their small Southern town.

Director: Phil Karlson
Stars: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant
Adventure | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

With the Roman Empire divided, Attila the Hun hopes to conquer. In his way are a brave centurion, a beautiful princess...and Christianity.

Director: Douglas Sirk
Stars: Jeff Chandler, Jack Palance, Ludmilla Tchérina
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Perry Lopez ... Ed Novak
Beverly Garland ... Frances 'Francie' Novak
Walter Abel ... Warden Bill Keller
Ted de Corsia ... Steve Marlin
Kenneth Tobey ... Dr. Lewy
Allison Hayes ... Mrs. Archer
Gregory Walcott ... Guard Weaver
Leo Gordon ... Lupo
Kay E. Kuter ... Stringbean
Bob Steele ... Dan Bucci
Ralph Moody ... Andy Griffith
Stafford Repp ... Beakeley
Sailor Vincent ... Harry (as Billy Vincent)
Charles Cane Charles Cane ... First Detective
Fred Graham ... Second Detective
Edit

Storyline

A power struggle emerges among convicts condemned to prison life.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

prison | See All (1) »

Taglines:

Gang rule behind bars! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I Died a Thousand Times See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

According to Beverly Garland, this film was not as good as it should have been because Perry Lopez was not a good actor. She felt there were many scenes where she performed well, but the scene had to be redone several times because Lopez could not properly hit his marks. See more »

Goofs

Blatantly obvious use of rear-screen projection when Novack and Dr. Lewy are looking into the hospital's nursery. The angles of the window and corner in the nursery are way off and the babies appear much larger than they would normally be if there was an actual nursery set behind the glass. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed