Big Heat is a rookie idol group comprised of four youngsters who have all suffered various grievances at the hands of society, but have managed to find the determination to transcend this to achieve their dreams. This drama tells the story of their road to fame and delves into controversial issues in the entertainment industry.
Runtime: 60 minutes
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The Big Heat is a 1953 film noir directed by Fritz Lang, starring Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame and Jocelyn Brando, and featuring Lee Marvin. It centers on a cop who takes on the crime syndicate that controls his city. The film was written by former crime reporter Sydney Boehm, based on a serial by William P. McGivern, which appeared in the Saturday Evening Post and was published as a novel in 1953. The film was selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress in 2011.
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2008: AFI's 10 Top 10: Nominated Mystery Film Nominated Gangster Film
The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists: 2001: AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills – Nominated 2005: AFI's 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes: Debby Marsh: “We're sisters under the mink.” – Nominated
In December 2011, The Big Heat was selected for inclusion in the Library of Congress' National Film Registry. Proclaiming it “one of the great post-war noir films”, the Registry stated that The Big Heat “manages to be both stylized and brutally realistic, a signature of its director Fritz Lang.”
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