Fear Is the Key

Fear Is the Key (1972)

In the right hands, fear is the deadliest weapon of all.

star 6/10
From 16 Ratings


After his family are killed in a plane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. He sets himself up as a criminal in order to get close to a tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of the lost plane.

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  • Barry Newman

    as John Talbot
  • Suzy Kendall

    as Sarah Ruthven
  • John Vernon

    as Vyland
  • Dolph Sweet

    as Jablonsky
  • Ben Kingsley

    as Royale
  • Ray McAnally

    as Ruthven
  • Peter Marinker

    as Larry
  • Roland Brand

    as Deputy
  • Tony Anholt

    as FBI Agent
  • Elliott Sullivan

    as Judge Mollison
Editing Ray Lovejoy Editor
Production Mary Selway Casting
Production Alan Ladd, Jr. Producer
Art Syd Cain Production Design
Production Elliott Kastner Executive Producer
Camera Alex Thomson Director of Photography
Sound Roy Budd Music
Writing Alistair MacLean Novel
Writing Robert Carrington Screenplay
Directing Michael Tuchner Director
Art Maurice Carter Production Design
Production Gavrik Losey Associate Producer
Production Jay Kanter Producer