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The Desperate Hours (1955)

14 10/05/1955 (US) CrimeThriller 1h 52m

A reign of violence sweeps the screen.


Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they're holding hostage.

  1. Joseph Hayes

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. William Wyler


Top Billed Cast

  1. Humphrey Bogart

    Humphrey Bogart

    Glenn Griffin

  2. Fredric March

    Fredric March

    Daniel C. Hilliard

  3. Arthur Kennedy

    Arthur Kennedy

    Deputy Sheriff Jesse Bard

  4. Martha Scott

    Martha Scott

    Eleanor 'Ellie' Hilliard

  5. Dewey Martin

    Dewey Martin

    Hal Griffin

  6. Gig Young

    Gig Young

    Chuck Wright

  7. Mary Murphy

    Mary Murphy

    Cynthia 'Cindy' Hilliard

  8. Richard Eyer

    Richard Eyer

    Ralph Hilliard

  9. Robert Middleton

    Robert Middleton

    Sam Kobish

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The Desperate Hours
The Desperate Hours

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $2,300,000.00

Revenue $2,500,000.00


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