Starring: Roy Scheider & Bruno Cremer Director: William Friedkin  Rated: PG: Parental Guidance Suggested

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 1 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1977
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Dual Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Cinematography by
Produced by

Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 06/25/1977
"...A good little melodrama surrounded by thick pulp....Tough, unsentimental performance[s]..."

Product Description:

In the South American jungle, an oil company's derrick suddenly erupts into flames. In order to bring the fire under control, explosives must be used. Led by a small-time American mobster, a desperate quartet of men volunteers. Re-make of WAGES OF FEAR. Academy Award Nominations: Best Sound.

Plot Synopsis:

Four down-and-out criminals, eager to make a living, accept a dangerous assignment: driving trucks of nitroglycerin hundreds of miles over rough terrain.


Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: June 24, 1977.
  • Remake of Henri Georges Clouzot's "Wages of Fear" (1953).
  • Additional cast: Amidou, Peter Capell, Karl John and Chico Martinez.

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