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5 Steps to Danger (1956)

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81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

During the 1950s, a man's car trip from L.A. to Texas turns into a Cold-War espionage drama when his car breaks down and he accepts a lift from a stranger.
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Writers
Henry S. Kesler (screenplay) | Donald Hamilton (story) (novel "The Steel Mirror") | Turnley Walker (story)
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Release date
Jan 30, 1957 (United States)

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16 cast members
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Ruth Roman
Ann Nicholson Ann Nicholson   See fewer
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Sterling Hayden
John Emmett John Emmett   See fewer
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Werner Klemperer
Dr. Simmons Dr. Simmons   See fewer
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Richard Gaines
Dean Brant Dean Brant   See fewer
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Jeanne Cooper
Helen Bethke Helen Bethke   See fewer
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Peter Hansen
Karl Plesser Karl Plesser   See fewer
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Karl Ludwig Lindt
Kissel (as Karl Lindt) Kissel (as Karl Lindt)   See fewer
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John Mitchum
Deputy Deputy   See fewer
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John Frederick
Sheriff (as John Merrick) Sheriff (as John Merrick)   See fewer
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Leonard Bremen
Collision Shop Owner (uncredited) Collision Shop Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Clute
Mechanic (uncredited) Mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ken Curtis
FBI Agent Jim Anderson (uncredited) FBI Agent Jim Anderson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Hines
Motel Owner (uncredited) Motel Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom McKee
Man from Sanitarium (uncredited) Man from Sanitarium (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Stevens
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited) Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 522 votes