Le Couteau dans la plaie (Five Miles to Midnight)
Le Couteau dans la plaie (Five Miles to Midnight) (1962)

Just a few years after Psycho made him an internationally known actor, Anthony Perkins starred with Sophia Loren in this suspense drama about a mismatched husband and wife, Bob and Lisa. When they first met in Italy, Lisa was an… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 12, 1962
DVD Release Date: July 26, 2016
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bosley Crowther
New York Times

Sophia Loren is given very little opportunity to display her acknowledged talent for acting in Anatol Litvak's new film.

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TV Guide

[A] tawdry little melodrama.

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TIME Magazine

[A] chilling story of mismatched mates.

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Moira Walsh
America Magazine

The story is not only full of holes; it is also replete with coincidental narrative embellishments stitched on as an afterthought to keep the holes from showing too much.

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Adrian Turner
Radio Times

Fans of melodrama will enjoy this juicy item that sometimes seems Hitchcockian in tone but most of the time exists in a world of its own.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The tawdry atmospheric "insurance fraud film" crashes along with its plane crash vics.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Solid suspenser with a some surprises along the way.
Aj V
I was pleasantly surprised by this movie, it stars two of my favourite actors, and the story is really cool. It's dramatic, suspenseful, and exciting, but… More