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The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle is a 1950 film noir directed by John Huston. The caper film is based on the 1949 novel of the same name by W. R. Burnett and stars an ensemble cast including Sterling Hayden, Jean Hagen, Sam Jaffe, Louis Calhern, James Whitmore, and, in a minor but key role, Marilyn Monroe, an unknown at the time who was pictured but not mentioned on the posters. The film tells the story of a group of men planning and executing a jewel robbery. It was nomina...

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Films in The National Film Registry Sterling Hayden Film Noir Roles Movies Directed By John Huston