Trailer
Assistive Technologies

The Killers (1946)

Runtime
1hr 45mins
Directed by
Robert Siodmak
Featuring
Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien
Body

One moment with her and he gambled his luck, love, and his life!

Ernest Hemingway's gripping short story "The Killers" has fascinated readers and filmmakers for generations. Its first screen incarnation came in 1946, when director Robert Siodmak unleashed The Killers, helping to define the film noir style and launching the careers of Burt Lancaster and Ava Gardner in this archetypal masterpiece.