Five Minutes to Live
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Five Minutes to Live
Johnny Cabot (Johnny Cash) is a vicious killer who holds the wife of a bank president hostage in this exploitation crime thriller. The victim's husband is having an affair and could care less if his wife is killed. Fred (Vic Tayback) is Johnny's accomplice -- along with Fred's boy Bobby (Ronnie Howard). Cash sings two songs in this film that was reissued in 1966. Watch for the guitar great Merle Travis in the role of Max.

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It was incredible fun seeing a crazed Cash threatening to kill his hostage suburban housewife."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Crummy B-Movie, notable only for Johnny Cash's unusual screen acting debut."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
More reviews for Five Minutes to Live on Rotten Tomatoes