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The Wages of Fear (1953)

PG-13 1955-02-16 (US) DramaThrillerAdventure 2h 28m
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In a run-down South American town, four men are paid to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin into the jungle through to the oil field. Friendships are tested and rivalries develop as they embark upon the perilous journey.

  1. Henri-Georges Clouzot

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Georges Arnaud


  3. Jérôme Géronimi


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  1. Yves Montand

    Yves Montand

    Mario Livi

  2. Charles Vanel

    Charles Vanel

    Mr. Jo

  3. Peter van Eyck

    Peter van Eyck


  4. Folco Lulli

    Folco Lulli


  5. Véra Clouzot

    Véra Clouzot


  6. Antonio Centa

    Antonio Centa

    Camp Chief

  7. Jo Dest

    Jo Dest

    Hans Smerloff

  8. Darío Moreno

    Darío Moreno

    Pepito Hernandez

  9. William Tubbs

    William Tubbs

    Bill O'Brien

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The Wages of Fear
The Wages of Fear

Original Title Le Salaire de la peur

Status Released

Original Language French

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