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      Johnny Nobody

      1961 1h 28m Mystery & Thriller Drama List
      Reviews Retiring to a small village in Ireland, Irish-American writer James Ronald Mulcahy (William Bendix) is at odds with the religious villagers. When Mulcahy calls for God to strike him dead, a man with amnesia -- later coined "Johnny Nobody" (Aldo Ray) -- shoots him down. The village priest, Father Carey (Nigel Patrick), investigates, probing into matters of faith and into Johnny's past, which leads him to believe Johnny's lover, Miss Floyd (Yvonne Mitchell), was behind the shooting, not God. Read More Read Less

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      Alan Jones Radio Times The film contains enough engaging twists and turns to entertain, as long as you're able to ignore the mounting improbabilities of the plot. Rated: 3/5 Apr 3, 2023 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews The unusual plot twists with religious overtones kept me tuned into this entertaining thriller despite not being a true believer in its fanciful denouement. Rated: B- Jan 15, 2009 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis Retiring to a small village in Ireland, Irish-American writer James Ronald Mulcahy (William Bendix) is at odds with the religious villagers. When Mulcahy calls for God to strike him dead, a man with amnesia -- later coined "Johnny Nobody" (Aldo Ray) -- shoots him down. The village priest, Father Carey (Nigel Patrick), investigates, probing into matters of faith and into Johnny's past, which leads him to believe Johnny's lover, Miss Floyd (Yvonne Mitchell), was behind the shooting, not God.
      Director
      Nigel Patrick
      Producer
      John R. Sloan
      Screenwriter
      Patrick Kirwan
      Production Co
      Viceroy Films
      Genre
      Mystery & Thriller, Drama
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Runtime
      1h 28m