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The Maltese Falcon | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 92%  The Maltese Falcon  100 min,  [Film-Noir, Mystery]  [John Huston]  [18 Oct 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 96/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins.
Actors:  Gladys George, Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre
Plot:  A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
Writer:  John Huston (screenplay), Dashiell Hammett (based upon the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
M | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 92%  M  99 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Fritz Lang]  [31 Aug 1931]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke, Peter Lorre
Plot:  When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.
Writer:  Thea von Harbou (script), Fritz Lang (script)
Language:  German    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mad Love | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Mad Love  68 min,  PASSED,  [Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi]  [Karl Freund]  [12 Jul 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Colin Clive, Frances Drake, Peter Lorre, Ted Healy
Plot:  In France, an insane surgeon's obsession with an actress from England leads him to replace her pianist husband's hands that got mangled in an accident with the hands of a late knife murderer which still have the urge to throw knives.
Writer:  Maurice Renard (from the novel: "Les Mains D'Orlac"), Florence Crewe-Jones (translation and adaptation: novel "The Hands of Orlac"), Guy Endore (adaptation), P.J. Wolfson (screen play), John L. Balderston (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Silk Stockings | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Silk Stockings  117 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Rouben Mamoulian]  [18 Jul 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Cyd Charisse, Fred Astaire, Janis Paige, Peter Lorre
Plot:  A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris, the beautiful, ultra-serious Ninotchka is sent to ...
Writer:  Leonard Gershe (screenplay), Leonard Spigelgass (screenplay), Melchior Lengyel (suggested by "Ninotchka" by), George S. Kaufman (book), Leueen MacGrath (book), Abe Burrows (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  20,000 Leagues Under the Sea  127 min,  G,  [Adventure, Drama, Family]  [Richard Fleischer]  [23 Dec 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  James Mason, Kirk Douglas, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre
Plot:  A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.
Writer:  Earl Felton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Raven | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Raven  86 min,  G,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Horror]  [Roger Corman]  [25 Jan 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Hazel Court, Peter Lorre, Vincent Price
Plot:  A magician, who has been turned into a raven, turns to a former sorcerer for help.
Writer:  Richard Matheson (screenplay), Edgar Allan Poe (poem)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Secret Agent | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Secret Agent  86 min,  UNRATED,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Alfred Hitchcock]  [15 Jun 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll, Peter Lorre, Robert Young
Plot:  After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.
Writer:  Campbell Dixon (play), W. Somerset Maugham (novel), Charles Bennett (screenplay), Ian Hay (dialogue), Alma Reville (continuity), Jesse Lasky Jr. (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man Who Knew Too Much | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Man Who Knew Too Much  75 min,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Alfred Hitchcock]  [15 Apr 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Edna Best, Frank Vosper, Leslie Banks, Peter Lorre
Plot:  A man and his wife receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their daughter has been kidnapped to keep them quiet.
Writer:  Charles Bennett (by), D.B. Wyndham-Lewis (by), Edwin Greenwood (scenario), A.R. Rawlinson (scenario), Emlyn Williams (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, German, Italian, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Beast with Five Fingers | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Beast with Five Fingers  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Horror, Mystery]  [Robert Florey]  [08 Feb 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  Andrea King, Peter Lorre, Robert Alda, Victor Francen
Plot:  In a turn-of-the-century Renaissance Italian mansion, its tyrannical owner, a one-handed, wheelchair-bound pianist, with a strong belief in the occult, is murdered.
Writer:  Curt Siodmak (screen play), William Fryer Harvey (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Stranger on the Third Floor | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Stranger on the Third Floor  64 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Boris Ingster]  [16 Aug 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Waldron, John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Peter Lorre
Plot:  An aspiring reporter is the key witness at the murder trial of a young man accused of cutting a cafĂ© owner's throat and is soon accused of a similar crime himself.
Writer:  Frank Partos (story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Face Behind the Mask | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Face Behind the Mask  69 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Robert Florey]  [16 Jan 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Don Beddoe, Evelyn Keyes, George E. Stone, Peter Lorre
Plot:  A disfigured watchmaker with a grudge against society embarks on a life of crime.
Writer:  Paul Jarrico (screenplay), Arthur Levinson (story), Thomas Edward O'Connell (play), Allen Vincent (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Verdict | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Verdict  86 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Don Siegel]  [23 Nov 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Coulouris, Joan Lorring, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet
Plot:  After an innocent man is executed in a case he was responsible for, a Scotland Yard superintendent finds himself investigating the murder of his key witness.
Writer:  Peter Milne (screenplay), Israel Zangwill (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Mask of Dimitrios | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Mask of Dimitrios  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Jean Negulesco]  [01 Jul 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Faye Emerson, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Zachary Scott
Plot:  Mystery writer Cornelius Leyden becomes intrigued when the murdered body of a vicious career criminal washes up in the Bosphorus.
Writer:  Frank Gruber (screenplay), Eric Ambler (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Strange Cargo | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Strange Cargo  113 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Frank Borzage]  [01 Mar 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  Clark Gable, Ian Hunter, Joan Crawford, Peter Lorre
Plot:  Convicts escaping from Devil's Island come under the influence of a strange Christ-like figure.
Writer:  Lawrence Hazard (screen play), Richard Sale (based on the book "Not Too Narrow... Not Too Deep" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Three Strangers | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Three Strangers  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Jean Negulesco]  [28 Jan 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Geraldine Fitzgerald, Joan Lorring, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet
Plot:  Three strangers, each with a serious problem in their lives, share a sweepstakes ticket which they wished upon together before a Chinese idol.
Writer:  John Huston (original screenplay), Howard Koch (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Crime and Punishment | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Crime and Punishment  88 min,  [Crime, Drama]  [Josef von Sternberg]  [11 Jan 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward Arnold, Marian Marsh, Peter Lorre, Tala Birell
Plot:  Man is haunted by a murder he's committed.
Writer:  Joseph Anthony, Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel), S.K. Lauren
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Black Angel | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Black Angel  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Roy William Neill]  [02 Aug 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Broderick Crawford, Dan Duryea, June Vincent, Peter Lorre
Plot:  When Kirk Bennett is convicted of a singer's murder, his wife tries to prove him innocent...aided by the victim's ex-husband.
Writer:  Roy Chanslor (screenplay), Cornell Woolrich (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Think Fast, Mr. Moto | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Think Fast, Mr. Moto  70 min,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [Norman Foster]  [27 Jul 1937]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Peter Lorre, Sig Ruman, Thomas Beck, Virginia Field
Plot:  On a freighter going from San Francisco to Shanghai Mr. Moto solves mysteries caused by a gang of smugglers. First of the series.
Writer:  Howard Ellis Smith (screen play), Norman Foster (screen play), John P. Marquand (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mr. Moto's Gamble | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Mr. Moto's Gamble  72 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [James Tinling]  [07 Apr 1938]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Baldwin, Keye Luke, Lynn Bari, Peter Lorre
Plot:  When the #1 heavyweight contender is mysteriously poisoned during a bout, Moto knows that identifying the gambler who placed large bets against him is the key to solving the murder.
Writer:  Charles Belden (original screenplay), Jerome Cady (original screenplay), John P. Marquand (based on the character created by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nancy Steele Is Missing! | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Nancy Steele Is Missing!  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [George Marshall, Otto Preminger]  [12 Mar 1937]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  June Lang, Peter Lorre, Victor McLaglen, Walter Connolly
Plot:  After being in jail for seventeen years a crook is met by the girl he kidnapped as a baby. She now thinks he's her father. When he returns her to her real father there's a job and a reward,...
Writer:  Charles Francis Coe (story "Ransom"), Gene Fowler, Hal Long
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation  65 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Norman Foster]  [07 Jul 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joseph Schildkraut, Lionel Atwill, Peter Lorre, Virginia Field
Plot:  Disguised as an Austrian archaeologist, Moto helps unearth the priceless crown of the legendary Queen of Sheba and sans disguise defends it from a variety of thugs and criminals.
Writer:  Philip MacDonald (original screenplay), Norman Foster (original screenplay), John P. Marquand (character)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rope of Sand | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Rope of Sand  104 min,  [Adventure, Film-Noir]  [William Dieterle]  [03 Aug 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid, Peter Lorre
Plot:  A man abused by a sadistic mining company cop before he could tell where on their desert property he'd found diamonds decides to steal them instead.
Writer:  Walter Doniger (story and screenplay), John Paxton (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, Afrikaans    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea  105 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Irwin Allen]  [12 Jul 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Eden, Joan Fontaine, Peter Lorre, Walter Pidgeon
Plot:  When the Earth is threatened by a burning Van Allen Radiation Belt, U.S. Navy Admiral Harriman Nelson plans to shoot a nuclear missile at the Belt, using his experimental atomic submarine, the Seaview.
Writer:  Irwin Allen (screenplay), Charles Bennett (screenplay), Irwin Allen (story)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Quicksand | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Quicksand  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Irving Pichel]  [24 Mar 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Bates, Jeanne Cagney, Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre
Plot:  After borrowing $20 from his employer's cash register, an auto mechanic is plunged into a series of increasingly disastrous circumstances which rapidly spiral out of his control.
Writer:  Robert Smith (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Conspirators | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Conspirators  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [Jean Negulesco]  [24 Oct 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Hedy Lamarr, Paul Henreid, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet
Plot:  Vincent Van Der Lyn, a Dutch freedom fighter in WWII, is forced to neutral Lisbon to escape the Nazis. There he meets a small band of underground conspirators. The group's leader, Ricardo ...
Writer:  Frederic Prokosch (novel), Vladimir Pozner (screenplay), Leo Rosten (screenplay), Jack Moffitt (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Background to Danger | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Background to Danger  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Thriller, War]  [Raoul Walsh]  [03 Jul 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brenda Marshall, George Raft, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet
Plot:  A German spy ring plans to publicize a false rumor that Russia, who is fighting Germany, plans to invade neutral Turkey in order to ally them with the Nazis.
Writer:  W.R. Burnett (screenplay), Eric Ambler (novel)
Language:  English, German, Turkish, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
F.P.1 Doesn't Answer | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  F.P.1 Doesn't Answer  114 min,  [Sci-Fi]  [Karl Hartl]  [22 Dec 1932]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Hans Albers, Paul Hartmann, Peter Lorre, Sybille Schmitz
Plot:  Urged by famous airman Ellissen the Lennartz Company puts into reality the project proposed by his friend Droste: F.P.1, a huge floating platform in the Atlantic that makes long-distance ...
Writer:  Walter Reisch (screenplay), Curt Siodmak (screenplay), Curt Siodmak (novel)
Language:  German    Country:  Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Invisible Agent | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Invisible Agent  81 min,  [Adventure, Comedy, Romance]  [Edwin L. Marin]  [07 Aug 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cedric Hardwicke, Ilona Massey, Jon Hall, Peter Lorre
Plot:  The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany.
Writer:  H.G. Wells (novel), Curt Siodmak
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scent of Mystery | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Scent of Mystery  125 min,  [Mystery]  [Jack Cardiff]  [12 Jan 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Beverly Bentley, Denholm Elliott, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre
Plot:  A vacationing Englishman (Denholm Elliott) stumbles upon a plot to kill a young American tourist (Beverly Bentley) in Spain.
Writer:  Kelley Roos (story), William Roos
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sad Sack | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Sad Sack  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [George Marshall]  [27 Nov 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Wayne, Jerry Lewis, Peter Lorre, Phyllis Kirk
Plot:  Private Meredith Bixby is so out of step in the Army that his six weeks of planned basic training has now stretched to 17 months. After he loses a tank, WAC Major Shelton, a psychologist, ...
Writer:  Edmund Beloin (screenplay), Nate Monaster (screenplay), George Baker (comic strip)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Congo Crossing | Movie Details for Actor Peter Lorre | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Congo Crossing  85 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [Joseph Pevney]  [01 Jul 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Nader, Michael Pate, Peter Lorre, Virginia Mayo
Plot:  Attractive Louise Whitman catalyzes action and adventure in an African country that offers haven to foreign fugitives.
Writer:  Houston Branch (story), Richard Alan Simmons
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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