In the South American jungle, supplies of nitroglycerine are needed at a remote oil field. The oil company pays four men to deliver the supplies in two trucks. A tense rivalry develops between the two sets of drivers on the rough remote roads where the slightest jolt can result in death.

  1. Henri-Georges Clouzot

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Georges Arnaud


  3. Jérôme Géronimi


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Original Title Le salaire de la peur

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 16, 1955
    PG-13, Theatrical

Original Language French

Runtime 2h 27m

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