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Journey Into Fear (1975)

R | | Thriller | 8 August 1975 (USA)
An American geologist accidentally discovers oil in Turkish mountains. An assassin is sent by someone to eliminate him because of that. He boards a passenger boat to try to escape. However, one of the passengers is the assassin.

Director:

Daniel Mann

Writers:

Trevor Wallace (screenplay), Eric Ambler (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Waterston ... Mr. Graham
Zero Mostel ... Kopelkin
Yvette Mimieux ... Josette
Scott Marlowe ... Jose
Ian McShane ... Banat
Joseph Wiseman ... Colonel Haki
Shelley Winters ... Mrs. Mathews
Stanley Holloway ... Mr. Mathews
Donald Pleasence ... Kuvetli
Vincent Price ... Dervos
Meira Shore Meira Shore ... Maria (as Miera Shore)
Dimitris Papaioannou Dimitris Papaioannou ... Taxi Driver - Greece
Jackie Cooper ... Eric Hurst
Christos Natsios Christos Natsios ... Policeman - Greece
Alicia Ammon Alicia Ammon ... Old Lady
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Storyline

An American geologist accidentally discovers oil in Turkish mountains. An assassin is sent by someone to eliminate him because of that. He boards a passenger boat to try to escape. However, one of the passengers is the assassin.

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Everyone they meet...every door they open...every corner they turn...could be their last!

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Burn Out See more »

Filming Locations:

Athens, Greece See more »

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Budget:

CAD2,500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

New World Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

First major Hollywood production to be filmed in Vancouver, Canada. See more »

Goofs

When Graham tackles Banat in the final chase scene, the silencer on Banat's pistol falls off. In the next shot, the silencer is attached to the pistol again. See more »

Quotes

Dervos: Oil is money. Money is politics. I work for money.
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Connections

Remake of Journey Into Fear (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

Loneliness and Love
Music by Alex North
Lyrics by Hal David
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If it Wasn't for Sam...
13 January 2004 | by studiojudioSee all my reviews

The cast of this movie is utterly amazing. From Sam Waterston, to Zero Mostel. From Joseph Wiseman to Donald Pleasance. Vincent Price. And yet, it seemed much less than it could've been, due to some VERY poor editing...

The story, briefly, is about a U.S geologist (Sam Waterston) who discovers something about Oil that proves VERY threatening to the Turkish and Arab business people...so, we spend 90 more minutes, watching Sam in absolute terror, while several people try to kill him.

Sam Waterston is WONDERFUL in it - but all the other big names seem to be really uninterested. Price is good - but what else is new? Zero Mostel, usually referred to as a genius, is so annoying you want to knock out his teeth. Ian McShane, believe it or not, has a rather significant part, but NO LINES...strange. The very worst of it is Yvette Mimieux. If you liked her as Weena in the original Time Machine, don't even bother to watch her here. She is simply awful. She does a song in a nightclub, with a voice-over, and she makes nearly NO attempt to synchronize her lips to the words. It's downright comical.

But, she does do a good job of seducing Mr. Waterston. And, so would I!

If it wasn't for Sam Waterston, this movie would be almost comical. But Sam, you know...he's the only one who cares enough to put his heart into it...what else is new?


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