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Five Desperate Women (1971)

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TV Movie | 73 min | Drama, Thriller

Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat Captain who brought them there and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When one of...See moreFive young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat Captain who brought them there and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When one of the women is found dead, the others begin to fear the Captain, who's been acting strangely. Wylie and the Captain argue over the identity of the murderer, each accusing the other, and a fight erupts. Alarmed, the women attempt to leave the island, but the boat, their only means of escape, explodes and sinks before they can board it. Then Wylie comes to their aid, claiming to have killed the boat Captain in self-defense and telling the women they're safe. But are they? Written by J. R. Gibbs See less
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Director
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Marc Norman (teleplay) | Walter Black (teleplay) | Larry Gordon (story)
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Archie R. Dalzell (as Arch Dalzell)
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Updated Sep 28, 1971

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Sep 28, 1971 (United States)

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Robert Conrad
Michael Wylie Michael Wylie   See fewer
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Bradford Dillman
Jim Meeker Jim Meeker   See fewer
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Joan Hackett
Dorian Dorian   See fewer
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Julie Sommars
Mary Grace Brown Mary Grace Brown   See fewer
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Connie Sawyer
Mrs. Brown Mrs. Brown   See fewer
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Beatrice Manley
Mrs. Miller Mrs. Miller   See fewer
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Patrick Waltz
Man on Beach (uncredited) Man on Beach (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 145 votes