The Big Heat Trailer & Clips


The Big Heat full movie is released on Dec 06, 1953. Watch The Big Heat online - the English Crime movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $6,324. The Big Heat is directed by Fritz Lang and created by Sydney Boehm with Glenn Ford and Gloria Grahame. The Big Heat is available online on Amazon Video and Vudu.

Dave Bannion is an upright cop on the trail of a vicious gang he suspects holds power over the police force. Bannion is tipped off after a colleague's suicide and his fellow officers' suspicious silence lead him to believe that they are on the gangsters' payroll. When a bomb meant for him kills his wife instead, Bannion becomes a furious force of vengeance and justice, aided along the way by the gangster's spurned girlfriend Debby. As Bannion and Debby fall further and further into the Gangland's insidious and brutal trap, they must use any means necessary (including murder) to get to the truth.

As know as:

Lain puolustajat, Velika hajka, Os Corruptos, 復讐は俺に任せろ, Τα Φώτα Έσβησαν Νωρίς

Release Date:

Oct 14, 1953

Release Date (Streaming):

Dec 18, 2001


United States



Stream Service:

Columbia Pictures

Production Companies:

Columbia Pictures

Gross worldwide:



VICE... DICE ...and CORRUPTION!, From the Shock-packed Saturday Evening Post Serial!, Oh, early nothing. Refering to the furniture in Glenn Ford's hotel room by Gloria Grahame., A hard cop and a soft dame!, Somebody's going to pay ...because he forgot to kill me...


Lindsay Anderson
Sight & Sound
Above all, it is directed with a dramatic incisiveness, a sharp-edged observation that keeps the pitch of interest and excitement continuously high.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 03, 2018
Peter Bradshaw
The film is drum-tight, directed with muscular clarity and force.
by rottentomatoes, Nov 24, 2017
Variety Staff
Ford's portrayal of the homicide sergeant is honest and packs much wallop. Lang's direction builds taut suspense, throwing unexpected, and believable, thrills at the audience.
by rottentomatoes, Apr 09, 2008

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