Five Days (film)

This article is about the 1954 film. For the TV series of the same name, see Five Days (TV series).
Five Days

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Montgomery Tully
Produced by Anthony Hinds
Written by Paul Tabori
Starring Dane Clark
Music by Ivor Slaney
Cinematography Walter J. Harvey
Edited by James Needs
Distributed by Lippert Pictures (USA)
Exclusive Films (UK)
Release dates
  • 25 June 1954 (1954-06-25)
Running time
71 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Five Days, released in the United States as Paid to Kill, is a 1954 British film noir directed by Montgomery Tully starring Dane Clark.[1] It was produced by Hammer Film Productions.


James Nevill, a nearly bankrupt businessman, hires his best friend to kill him so his wife can collect on his life insurance. After his business takes a sudden upswing he changes his mind, but he must get to the killer and tell him so before the killer gets to him first. Nevill suffers several near misses before learning that it is partner and another who really want to kill him, not his friend whom they have kidnapped and framed. In the end, the villains shoot each other.



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