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Detective Story

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7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo73%
Crime Drama 
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19511h 43mOn: Free Services Tags: Police Country: America

Tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. An embittered cop, Det. Jim McLeod (Douglas), leads a precinct of characters in their grim daily battle with the city's lowlife. The characters who pass through the precinct over the course of the day include a young petty embezzler, a pair of burglars, and a naive shoplifter.Detective Story featuring Kirk Douglas and Eleanor Parker is free on Popcornflix, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a crime and drama movie with a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 73% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (6,480 votes).

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Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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Not available to stream on a subscription service.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#6,470 Ranked Movie

#85 Ranked in Film-Noir Movies

#374 Ranked in Police Movies

#1288 Ranked in Crime Movies

Detective Story has a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 73% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (6,480 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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