The Stranger

  • 1946
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Thriller, War

After having made three commercial disasters in a row (THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS; JOURNEY INTO FEAR; and IT'S ALL TRUE), Orson Welles was badly in need of a hit that would right him in the eyes of Hollywood. The result was THE STRANGER, the most restrained and conventional of Welles's films, but still a thrilling entertainment. Set shortly after WWII, the...read more

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01:53 — Orson Welles plays a mysterious stranger who comes to a middle-of-the road town and attempts to integrate himself into the everyday lives of the towns (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: After having made three commercial disasters in a row (THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS; JOURNEY INTO FEAR; and IT'S ALL TRUE), Orson Welles was badly in need of a hit that would right him in the eyes of Hollywood. The result was THE STRANGER, the most restrained… (more)

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