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The Desperate Hours

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Three escaped felons (Humphrey Bogart, Dewey Martin, Robert Middleton) randomly target a suburban house to hide out in until midnight, when an accomplice plans to deliver them money. They take the entire family hostage -- but midnight comes and goes without a delivery. As their stay extends from hours into days, homeowner Dan Hilliard (Fredric March) complies with the felons' no-police demands to protect his wife and two children, while trying to plot an escape from the desperate situation.

Cast: Humphrey Bogart , Fredric March , Martha Scott , Arthur Kennedy , Dewey Martin , Gig Young , Mary Murphy , Richard Eyer

Director: William Wyler

Genres: Crime drama

The Desperate Hours (1955)

Release Date: January 1st, 1955|1 hr. 52 min.

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