Plunder Road

1957

Action / Crime / Drama / Film-Noir

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Cast

Elisha Cook Jr. as Skeets Jonas
Jeanne Cooper as Fran Werner
Stafford Repp as Roly Adams
Michael Fox as Smog Officer / Narrator
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by ccthemovieman-1 8 / 10

An Odd-But-Interesting Film Noir

This is another of those "Poverty Row" film noirs, a crime movie made on a low budget but yet decently acted and certainly entertaining.

Gene Raymond and Elisha Cook Jr. are known actors to classic film buffs but the rest of the cast may not be too familiar. There is no one star in this film anyway but all give good performances, particularly Raymond, the most interesting member of the gang.

The weak link of the film, at least to me, was the ending...but I give it points for originality. Overall, the story was a simple one, but oddly told. I say that because the important things that happened in the film (the arrests of the criminals, for one thing) would be glossed over quickly while minor things would be detailed longer than necessary. Despite that, the film was interesting thanks to good dialog, realism on the part of the characters and the short running time (73 minutes). Hope to see it on DVD some day.

Reviewed by bmacv 8 / 10

A tight, tense, no-frills thriller


Plunder Road is an object lesson in what can be done with a low-budget and a
stripped-down script. The opening moments, at night under a hard rain, are disorienting, swift, and all but silent. A gang of highwaymen has plotted to rob a train of its gold-bullion cargo. Successful, its members split off onto three separate routes to what they hope will be prosperous freedom. The movie follows them dispassionately as they individually reckon with their fates. This is a marvel of action and economy -- one of the most enjoyable offerings from late in the cycle of film noir.

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