Touch of Evil (1958)

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When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas begins his investigation, along with American police captain Hank Quinlan. When Vargas begins to suspect that Quinlan and his shady partner, Menzies, are planting evidence to frame an innocent man, his investigations into their possible corruption quickly put himself and his new bride, Susie, in jeopardy.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 96% / Audience 93%

Rated PG-13,  1 hr 35 mins

Crime • Drama • Thriller
Orson Welles
Charlton Heston  •  Janet Leigh  •  Orson Welles  •  Joseph Calleia

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Charlton Heston Ramon Miguel Vargas
Janet Leigh Susan 'Susie' Vargas
Orson Welles Police Captain Hank Quinlan
Joseph Calleia Police Sergeant Pete Menzies
Akim Tamiroff 'Uncle' Joe Grandi
Joanna Moore Marcia Linnekar
Ray Collins District Attorney Adair
Dennis Weaver Mirador Motel Night Manager
Valentin de Vargas Pancho (as Valentin De Vargas)
Mort Mills Al Schwartz - District Attorney's Assistant
Victor Millan Manelo Sanchez
Lalo Rios Risto - Grandi's Nephew