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Detour (1945)  link to Detour on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 3124

poster Detour

IMDb Rating:
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7.4/10 (14658 votes)

Country: USA, 68 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Film-Noir

Director(s): Edgar G. Ulmer

Video Codec: Unknown

In flashback, New York nightclub pianist Al Roberts hitchhikes to Hollywood to join his girl Sue. On a rainy night, the sleazy gambler he's riding with mysteriously dies; afraid of the police, Roberts takes the man's identity. But thanks to a blackmailing dame, Roberts' every move plunges him deeper into trouble...

Tagline: He went searching for love... but Fate forced a DETOUR to Revelry... Violence... Mystery!


photo Tom Neal Tom Neal Al Roberts
photo Ann Savage Ann Savage Vera
photo Claudia Drake Claudia Drake Sue Harvey
photo Edmund MacDonald Edmund MacDonald Charles Haskell Jr
photo Tim Ryan Tim Ryan Nevada Diner Proprietor

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3