In a small town in California, the mysterious Jeff Bailey owns a small gas station and is in love with the local Ann. When a stranger meets him in the city, Jeff is instructed to travel to the mighty criminal Whit Sterling. Prior to his trip, Jeff calls Ann and tells her the story of his life when he was hired by Whit for $ 5,000 to find his former lover Kathie, who shot Whit and stole $ 40,000. The competent Jeff finds Kathie in Acapulco, but she tells him she did not take Whit's money and they fall in love with each other and escape Whit. When Jeff's former partner, Fisher, finds the couple in a secluded cabin, Kathie kills him and Jeff buries his body. Jeff accidentally finds the receipt of the deposit in Kathie's handbag and leaves her forever. When Jeff meets Whit, he finds, surprisingly, Kathie, who lives with him; Whit asks Jeff for a last job to improve and free Jeff from his debt. But Jeff thinks Whit is actually framing him.
Out of the Past is one of my favorite movies directed by Jacques Tourneur. Searching the website for a cool movie to watch online can go on forever, but I think you already know this movie is perfect choice for today's night. It has everything what a good film should have, great dialogues and many memorable scenes. Actors play and the music make a lot of scenes in this movie really unforgetable. Jacques Tourneur with Out of the Past and his last few other movies created something like a new era of the cinematography. Enjoy watching, you can also filter all movies to show only movie directed by Jacques Tourneur or starring only Robert Mitchum, just click on the names.