The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle

112 mins | Drama, Crime | June 1, 1950

Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together in the Midwest for a big jewel heist.

The Asphalt Jungle

112 mins | Drama, Crime | June 1, 1950

The Asphalt Jungle
Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together in the Midwest for a big jewel heist.
IMDb rating 7.9
Producers Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Original title The Asphalt Jungle
Directors John Huston, Jack Greenwood, Frank E. Myers
Writers John Huston, Ben Maddow, W.R. Burnett

Cast

Sterling Hayden

as Dix Handley

Louis Calhern

as Alonzo D. Emmerich

Jean Hagen

as Doll Conovan

James Whitmore

as Gus Minissi

Sam Jaffe

as Doc Erwin Riedenschneider

John McIntire

as Police Commissioner Hardy

Marc Lawrence

as Cobby

Barry Kelley

as Lt. Ditrich

Anthony Caruso

as Louis Ciavelli

Teresa Celli

as Maria Ciavelli

Marilyn Monroe

as Angela Phinlay

Dorothy Tree

as May Emmerich

Brad Dexter

as Bob Brannom

John Maxwell

as Dr. Swanson

Pat Flaherty

as Policeman (uncredited)

Strother Martin

as William Doldy (uncredited)