A gang of small-time crooks plans and executes the “perfect crime” in this gritty, trend-setting film noir based on W.R. Burnett’s novel, co-written and directed by John Huston. The meticulous jewel heist goes off without a hitch, until a series of mishaps and double-crosses threatens to bring the whole thing down, splintering the gang and sparking a police manhunt. Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, Sam Jaffe, and Marilyn Monroe (in one of her early major roles) star. 112 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH).