The Asphalt Jungle

  • 1950
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

Adapted by director John Huston and co-screenwriter Ben Maddow from the novel by W.R. Burnett, this classic, often copied but never equaled, focuses on the robbery of a swank jewelry firm, meticulously planned by master criminal "Doc" Erwin Riedenschneider (Sam Jaffe) while imprisoned. Alonzo D. Emmerich (Louis Calhern) is a sleazy lawyer who'll fence the...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
Source (1 Credit)
W.R. Burnett
Producer (1 Credit)
Arthur Hornblow
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Harold Rosson
Editor (1 Credit)
George Boemler
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Miklos Rozsa
Art Director (2 Credits)
Randall Duell
Set Decorator (2 Credits)
Edwin B. Willis
Jack D. Moore