Illicit passion, greed, robbery, and murder collide in this powerful thriller starring Burt Lancaster and Yvonne De Carlo.
Steve Thompson (Burt Lancaster) is a hardworking armored car driver with a fatal attraction to his ex-wife Anna (Yvonne De Carlo), who’s now married to notorious hoodlum Slim Dundee (Dan Duryea). Unable to stay away from her, Steve has a secret tryst with Anna … only to be discovered by Dundee. To cover up their affair, Steve convinces Dundee that he only met with Anna to get Dundee’s help in robbing an upcoming payroll shipment he will be driving. The hood falls for the ruse, which triggers a series of harrowing events that ultimately lead to violence and death. Criss Cross is a classic film noir suspense tale from a true master of the genre, director Robert Siodmak (The Killers).