Secret Movie Details

Touch of Evil

ABOUT THIS FILM THE LONG ONES

Rated: 8
Run time: 95 min
Director: Orson Welles
Actors: Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff, Joanna Moore, Ray Collins, Dennis Weaver, Valentin de Vargas, Mort Mills, Victor Millan, Lalo Rios, Michael Sargent, Phil Harvey, Joi Lansing, Harry Shannon, Marlene Dietrich, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Joe Basulto, Ray Beltram, Eumenio Blanco, Yolanda Bojorquez, Joseph Cotten, Domenick Delgarde, Jennie Dias, John Dierkes, Eleanor Dorado, Eva Gabor, Jeffrey Green, Billy House, Johnny Kern, John Marlin, Mercedes McCambridge, Arlene McQuade, Ken Miller, Ralph Moratz, Ray Pourchot, Ramón Rodríguez, Gus Schilling, William Tannen, Wayne Taylor, Rusty Wescoatt, Dan White, Keenan Wynn
Year: 1958

SYNOPSIS

Mexican Narcotics officer Ramon Miguel 'Mike' Vargas has to interrupt his honeymoon on the Mexican-US border when an American building contractor is killed after someone places a bomb in his car. He's killed on the US side of the border but it's clear that the bomb was planted on the Mexican side. As a result, Vargas delays his return to Mexico City where he has been mounting a case against the Grandi family crime and narcotics syndicate. Police Captain Hank Quinlan is in charge on the US side and he soon has a suspect, a Mexican named Manolo Sanchez. Vargas is soon onto Quinlan and his Sergeant, Pete Menzies, when he catches them planting evidence to convict Sanchez. With his new American wife, Susie, safely tucked away in a hotel on the US side of the border - or so he thinks - he starts to review Quinlan's earlier cases. While concentrating on the corrupt policeman however, the Grandis have their own plans for Vargas and they start with his wife Susie. Written by garykmcd