The Face of Fear Poster

Release Date: 1971

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 12 min

Plot Summary
Diagnosed with a terminal illness, Sally Dillman (Elizabeth Ashley) resolves to leave Idaho for San Francisco and try to enjoy what time she has left. Fearful of dying a painful death, she also decides to hire a contract killer to do her in when the time is right. But, when a second opinion about her condition proves that Sally isn't going to die, she's unable to cancel the hit. Terrified, she enlists the help of policeman Sgt. Frank Ortega (Ricardo Montalban).

Cast: Ricardo Montalban, Elizabeth Ashley, Jack Warden, Dane Clark, Roy Poole, Charles Dierkop, Burr DeBenning, Regis Cordic

Director: George McCowan

Genres: Thriller

Keywords: Escape, 1970s, Tense, Suspenseful