Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray star in this gripping film noir from Academy Award®-winning director Billy Wilder. A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager (Edward G. Robinson). It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-racing Academy Award®-nominated masterpiece.
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Ratings and Reviews
- Average 9/10
- Fresh 54
- Rotten 2
Critics Consensus: A dark, tautly constructed adaptation of James M. Cain's novel -- penned by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler -- Double Indemnity continues to set the standard for the best in Hollywood film noir.
Dark, dialogue-heavy classic of grim suspense.
Cast & Crew
- Universal Pictures
- © 1944 Paramount Pictures Inc. All Rights Reserved.
- English (Stereo)
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