5 Fingers
5 Fingers (1952)

Based on a true story, 5 Fingers stars James Mason as a man known to his superiors only as Cicero. Ostensibly the valet of the British ambassador to Ankara during World War II, Cicero is actually a Nazi agent. He holds no particular… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 22, 1952
DVD Release Date: June 27, 1991
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Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

This espionage thriller noir keeps us guessing as to who will betray trust to cash in his chips and Mankiewicz features some tense sequences, the highlight of which is Diello's attempted last score, almost undone by a cleaning lady...

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Emanuel Levy

Mankiewicz's sharply observed Oscar-nominated espionage thriller is superlatively played by James Mason in the lead role of Cicero, the smart spy who operated within the British embassy in Turkey during WWII.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Mason's chilling performance makes the film a special treat.

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
5 Fingers is a great thriller on a par with Hitchcock's Diplomatic Immunity. One of the best early depictions of spycraft smack dab in the middle of the… More