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The Third Man full movie is released on Sep 03, 1949. Watch The Third Man online - the English Film-Noir movie from United Kingdom , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $1,226,507. The Third Man is directed by Carol Reed and created by Graham Greene with Joseph Cotten and Alida Valli. The Third Man is available online on Criterion Channel and IndieFlix.

An out of work pulp fiction novelist, Holly Martins, arrives in a post war Vienna divided into sectors by the victorious allies, and where a shortage of supplies has led to a flourishing black market. He arrives at the invitation of an ex-school friend, Harry Lime, who has offered him a job, only to discover that Lime has recently died in a peculiar traffic accident. From talking to Lime's friends and associates Martins soon notices that some of the stories are inconsistent, and determines to discover what really happened to Harry Lime.

As know as:

El tercer hombre, Третий человек, Người Thứ Ba, Le troisième homme, Третя людина

Release Date:

Feb 01, 1949

Release Date (Streaming):

Oct 28, 2008


United Kingdom


English, German, Russian, French

Stream Service:

Continental Home Vídeo [br], Selznick International Pictures, Warner Home Vídeo, British Lion Films Ltd., Vintage Video, Spiegel Media GmbH

Production Companies:

London Film Productions

Gross worldwide:



Carol Reed's Classic Thriller, You've never met anyone like him! (from reissue print ad), He'll have you in a dither with his zither! (from reissue print), Hunted by men...Sought by WOMEN!, HUNTED...By a thousand men! Haunted...By a lovely girl!


Richard L. Coe
Washington Post
It’s all neatly sewn together and recalls the early Hitchcock spy chasers, The Lady Vanishes and the 39 Steps. The playing is fitted nicely to the director’s and writer’s specifications and there are some appealing portraits limned by Austrian actors.
by rottentomatoes, Jul 26, 2022
Ed Potton
Times (UK)
Seventy years on such sombreness seems timely, as does Harry Lime, Welles's deliciously elusive antihero.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 08, 2019
Mark Feeney
Boston Globe
Krasker's camera reveals a dank, matte, defeated city - so dully vivid as to be a character unto itself - except that this Vienna becomes something altogether different seen at night or underground.
by rottentomatoes, Aug 06, 2015

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