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Ruthless (Blu-ray)

Power ... Money - were his gods!
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Format:  Blu-ray
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: March 26, 2013
  • Originally Released: 1948
  • Label: Olive Films
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.37
  • Audio:
    • English

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 84
Complex, richly directed tale of a millionaire's rise to power and those he exploits. Full Review
Classic Film and Television
Jul 6, 2010
Rating: 3/5 -- A compelling gothic melodrama that charts in flashback the life and career of a hard-hearted tycoon, played to the hilt by perennial screen-heel Zachary Scott. Full Review
TV Guide
Oct 21, 2015
Ulmer's approach is monumental and detailed, baroquely gestural and coldly violent.
New Yorker
Jan 6, 2014
Rating: B+ -- A masterful trashy Gothic B-film character-story melodrama directed with vigor by the noted cult filmmaker of cheapie films from Poverty Row, Edgar G. Ulmer. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Mar 5, 2015

Product Description:

Director Edgar G. Ulmer's little-seen film noir, RUTHLESS, is a CITIZEN KANE-like study of the emotionally debilitating effects of wealth and ambition. The film charts the rags-to-riches story of Horace Vendig (Zachary Scott), who was born into poverty but adopted by a rich family after he saved the life of their daughter. Over the years, Horace's newfound privilege transforms him into a callous gold-digger who views all relationships--especially those with women--as nothing more than opportunities for greater wealth. Scott turns in an absolutely chilling performance as the sociopathic protagonist, while Diana Lynn costars as the first love Vendig uses and discards to an ultimately tragic end.

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