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"Dynamic Tremendous Shattering"
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Living in an isolated Mexican town run by Big Oil, Mario is stuck--surrounded by desert and scraping for cash. Fate has humbled his circumstances, but Mario's still a cocky young Sicilian. Then word arrives that an oil well has caught fire. The boss needs strong, brave men to extinguish the flames. It's great money--yet people are reluctant to take the job. Maybe it's the catch: they'll be driving huge trucks along a badly-maintained mountain road with sheer drop-offs. Maybe it's the other catch: the trucks will be loaded with nitroglycerin. Yves Montand plays the lead in this classic existential thriller.

The Wages of Fear is an Drama, Thriller, Adventure movie that was released in 1953 and has a run time of 2 hr 28 min. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.1 and a MetaScore of 85.

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Not Rated
| 1953 | 2 hr 28 min | 8.1/10 | 85/100
Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Folco Lulli, Peter van Eyck
Henri-Georges Clouzot
Produced By
Raymond Borderie

Also directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot