A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel.
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
A crooked politician finds himself being accused of murder by a gangster from whom he refused help during a re-election campaign.