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102 Ratings

No Way Out

Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
United States, 1950
Drama, Crime, Film noir


The Biddle brothers, shot while robbing a gas station, are taken to the prison ward of the County Hospital; Ray Biddle, a rabid racist, wants no treatment from black resident Dr. Luther Brooks. When brother John dies while Luther tries to save him, Ray is certain it’s murder and wants revenge.

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No Way Out Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1951 | Nominee: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay

National Board of Review

1950 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Writers Guild of America

1951 | Nominee: The Robert Meltzer Award (Screenplay Dealing Most Ably with Problems of the American Scene) (Screen)

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