Stanley Baker stars as underworld kingpin Johnny Bannion, sprung from prison by his best friend Mike Carter (Sam Wannamaker) to mastermind a daring racetrack heist. But when Johnny is sent back to prison shortly after hiding the stolen loot, he must survive an ordeal of brutality and betrayal at the hands of his fellow convicts and former accomplices. John Dankworth's compelling score marks the beginning of a long collaboration between the composer and Joseph Losey.

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The Criminal (1960)

Film-Noir/Drama/Crime · 1h 26m

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Stanley Baker stars as underworld kingpin Johnny Bannion, sprung from prison by his best friend Mike Carter (Sam Wannamaker) to mastermind a daring racetrack heist. But when Johnny is sent back to prison shortly after hiding the stolen loot, he must survive an ordeal of brutality and betrayal at the hands of his fellow convicts and former accomplices. John Dankworth's compelling score marks the beginning of a long collaboration between the composer and Joseph Losey.

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Status

Released
Cast
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Stanley Baker

Johnny Bannion
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Sam Wanamaker

Mike Carter
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Grégoire Aslan

Frank Saffron
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Margit Saad

Suzanne
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Jill Bennett

Maggie
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Rupert Davies

Edwards
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Laurence Naismith

Mr. Town
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John Van Eyssen

Formby
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Noel Willman

Prison Governor
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Derek Francis

Priest
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Redmond Phillips

Prison Doctor
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Kenneth J. Warren

Clobber (as Kenneth Warren)
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Patrick Magee

Barrows
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Robert Adams

Judas
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Kenneth Cope

Kelly
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Patrick Wymark

Sol
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Jack Rodney

Scout
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John Molloy

Snipe
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Brian Phelan

Pauly Larkin
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Paul Stassino

Alfredo Fanucci
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Jerold Wells

Warder Brown
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Tom Bell

Flynn
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Neil McCarthy

O'Hara
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Keith Smith

Hanson
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Nigel Green

Ted
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Tom Gerrard

Quantock
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Larry Taylor

Charles
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Murray Melvin

Antlers
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Edward Judd

Young Warder
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Charles Lamb

Mr. Able
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Dorothy Bromiley

Angela
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R.S.M. Brittain

Kitchen Warder (as Ronald Brittain)
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Prince Monolulu

Self (as Ras Prince Monolulu)
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Victor Beaumont

2nd Man at Party (uncredited)
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Sydney Bromley

Frightened Prisoner (uncredited)
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Robin Burns

Prison Inmate (uncredited)
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Pauline Chamberlain

Woman at Prison Release Party (uncredited)
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Roy Dotrice

Dandy Nicholls (uncredited)
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Tommy Eytle

West Indian Prisoner (uncredited)
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Bob Grant

Prisoner (uncredited)
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George Hilsdon

Trustee (uncredited)
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Lindsay Hooper

Handcuffed Prisoner (uncredited)
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Keith Kelly

Prisoner (uncredited)
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Aileen Lewis

Racegoer (uncredited)
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Kenny Lynch

Prisoner (uncredited)
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Bobby R. Naidoo

Serang (uncredited)
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Jim O'Brady

Prison Inmate (uncredited)
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Dickie Owen

1st Man in Prison (uncredited)
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Harry Phipps

Prisoner (uncredited)
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Jack Sharp

Prison Officer (uncredited)
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Denis Shaw

Taxi Customer at Racetrack (uncredited)
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Maxwell Shaw

1st Man at Party (uncredited)
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Richard Shaw

Warder in Van (uncredited)
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Lou Tiano

Italian-Speaking Prisoner (uncredited)
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Christopher Trace

Policeman (uncredited)
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Maitland Williams

West Indian Prisoner (uncredited)
Crew
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Joseph Losey

Director
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Alun Owen

Writer
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Jimmy Sangster

Writer
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Jack Greenwood

Producer
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Robert Krasker

Cinematograpy
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Reginald Mills

Editor
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Geoffrey Muller

Editor
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John Dankworth

Music
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Scott MacGregor

Art
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Criminal

(DVD)

12/3/2002

Disc Title Front Cover

The Criminal

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

2/18/2020

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