5 Against the House
5 Against the House (1955)

In this film noir, five college students laughingly devise a perfect plan for robbing a casino in Reno. At first they do it just to pass the time, but one of them is deeply in debt and successfully cajoles his peers into carrying through… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1955
DVD Release Date: November 3, 2009
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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Strange caper film with odd touches in character and setting.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Under Karlson's sharp direction, it becomes easy to forget that this heist for fun plot-line was a crackpot idea and highly unlikely to happen in real life.

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Bruce Bruce
What was enjoyable in this movie was seeing actors that later in life became more famous then this movie would make them. Brian Keith, smoking away as the tough… More