The Killing Film Summary & Analysis

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Johnny Clay played by Sterling Hayden

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Johnny Clay has spent years in prison, and now that he's out, he's ready to make up for lost time. Apparently being in the pen doesn't do quite as much rehabilitation as one might hope. Instead, Johnny has spent his time planning the perfect crime so that he can support Fay and live in luxury. When he returns to see his girlfriend, he assures her that they will be rich and happy if she will just let him do one last job. She agrees, and he gets his group of criminals together to set out their plans. They all work together to create the plan and implement it with Johnny's direction.

Johnny's plan goes perfectly until Val comes into the picture. Little does Johnny know how terribly everything will turn out. Finally, he and his girl are caught as they...

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