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The Stranger

14 Ratings: 3.6
A movie directed by Orson Welles

THE STRANGER: Orson Welles directed and starred in THE STRANGER, a tense black-and-white thriller that Welles made for maverick producer Sam Spiegel. Welles portrays Charles Rankin, a respected academic at a prominent Connecticut college. He seems to … see full wiki

Director: Orson Welles
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release Date: January 1, 1946
4 reviews about The Stranger
review by . March 20, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
THE STRANGER Proves Orson Welles Is No Stranger To Great Cinema
   As many can claim, my first encounter with Orson Welles’ greatness was CITIZEN KANE.  I’d seen it on television when I was very young, and I was immediately smitten not so much with the story (I could go on for hours about precisely who I think the story is genuinely about instead of Charles Foster Kane) but more so with the use of the camera.  After all, KANE is one of the first motion pictures to make vast use of the camera as a device on the set, be it positioned …
review by . August 25, 2010
One of Welles's greatest suspense thrillers
Orson Welles’ 1946 film-noir “The Stranger” is one of Welles’s greatest works. Besides directing, he co-stared in this great suspense thriller.  This movie has a top notch cast, especially with Edward G. Robinson and Loretta Young.  “The Stranger” was the only film made by Welles to have been a bona fide box office success on its first release (Citizen Kane had made back its budget and marketing, but not enough to make a profit). It earned an Academy …
Quick Tip by . August 29, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
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Orson Welles’ 1946 film-noir “The Stranger” is one of Welles’s greatest works. Besides directing, he co-stared in this great suspense thriller.  This movie has a top notch cast, especially with Edward G. Robinson and Loretta Young.  “The Stranger” was the only film made by Welles to have been a bona fide box office success on its first release (Citizen Kane had made back its budget and marketing, but not enough to make a profit). It earned an Academy …
review by . June 14, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Edgar G. Robinson, Billy House      Cons: Orson Welles and Loretta Young and an untenable story      The Bottom Line: Dreadful. If you like Edward G. Robinson, then this is worth considering, otherwise there is no reason at all to waste your time.      Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot.      I am a semi-fan of film noir. The angular style of it built on as many shadows …
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