Fear Is the Key

Film, Thrillers

Time Out says

Slightly obscure plot from Alistair MacLean's novel about a gang of thugs out to hijack a planeload of gold and jewels. The hero's wife, brother and kid are on the plane, which is shot down into the sea. So he (Newman) vengefully sets out to infiltrate his way into the organisation, as salvage expert to retrieve the loot, by means of spectacular car chases and assorted killings. A sexless, insubstantial movie, but it's fast and clean, with a reasonable line in suspense.


Release details

108 mins

Cast and crew

Michael Tuchner
Robert Carrington
Barry Newman
Suzy Kendall
John Vernon
Dolph Sweet
Ben Kingsley
Ray McAnally