Rotten Tomatoes
Cancel Movies Tv shows Shop News Showtimes

The Great O'Malley

1937 1h 11m Crime Drama List
Reviews 67% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings
Officer James O'Malley (Pat O'Brien), a true believer in law and order, treats even the smallest offenses with the utmost seriousness. But O'Malley brings bad publicity to the force when his pigheaded ethics become the subject of a scathing news story, and he's subsequently relegated to a traffic-cop post. While working in the streets, he tickets impoverished family man John Phillips (Humphrey Bogart). But O'Malley's stubbornness sets off a series of devastating events for Phillips. Read More Read Less

Where to Watch

The Great O'Malley

Prime Video Apple TV

Rent The Great O'Malley on Prime Video, Apple TV, or buy it on Prime Video, Apple TV.

Audience Reviews

View All (2) audience reviews
Steve D Miss-cast and frustrating. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/17/24 Full Review Audience Member Sometimes cloying Warners programmer with all the stars early in their respective careers. To say O'Brien's character is hard to warm up to would be an understatement. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Read all reviews
The Great O'Malley

My Rating

Read More Read Less POST RATING WRITE A REVIEW EDIT REVIEW

Cast & Crew

Movie Info

Synopsis Officer James O'Malley (Pat O'Brien), a true believer in law and order, treats even the smallest offenses with the utmost seriousness. But O'Malley brings bad publicity to the force when his pigheaded ethics become the subject of a scathing news story, and he's subsequently relegated to a traffic-cop post. While working in the streets, he tickets impoverished family man John Phillips (Humphrey Bogart). But O'Malley's stubbornness sets off a series of devastating events for Phillips.
Director
William Dieterle
Producer
Harry Joe Brown
Screenwriter
Milton Krims, Tom Reed
Production Co
Warner Brothers/Seven Arts
Genre
Crime, Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Jul 27, 2016
Runtime
1h 11m
Most Popular at Home Now