The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
7.9/10
183
2 user 1 critic

Five Miles to Midnight 

On the run from the U.S. authorities and the Mob, an American gangster in Rome offers information expecting a reduced sentence, however, smuggling him out of the country will be no easy task for the Persuaders.

Director:

Val Guest

Writer:

Terry Nation (screenplay)
Reviews

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Tony Curtis ... Danny Wilde
Roger Moore ... Lord Brett Sinclair
Joan Collins ... Sidonie
Robert Hutton ... Frank Rocco
Laurence Naismith ... Judge Fulton
Robert Rietty ... Torino
Ian Thompson Ian Thompson ... Vasile
Ferdy Mayne ... Count Sangallo
Robert Gallico Robert Gallico ... Manny Howard
Jean Marsh ... Nicola
Arnold Diamond ... Brusati
Edit

Storyline

Judge Fulton charges Danny and Brett to get former gangster Frank Rocco from Italy to America to testify against a large crime syndicate. They must evade both the police and Torino, a rival mobster out to silence Rocco. Accompanied by photo-journalist Sidonie, the party eludes the police but are forced to take shelter in a villa owned by wealthy Count Sangallo, who is in alliance with Torino and is about to deliver them to him. Written by don @ minifie-1

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Um 1950, Tony Curtis appeared uncredited in the movie FRANCIS, starring Donald O'Connor. In one of the scenes with Brett, Daniel mentions "that's in Donald O'Connor's movies". See more »

Goofs

Driving along a country road shortly after fleeing Rome the dark shadow of the camera and tripod can be plainly seen against the bottom half of the vehicle. See more »

Quotes

Sidonie: I'm Sid.
Lord Brett Sinclair: It has a nice feminine sound.
Sidonie: Short for Sidonie. Do you want to shake hands or kiss?
Lord Brett Sinclair: Well, I like to stick to conventions, have a brief courtship first.
Sidonie: How long?
Lord Brett Sinclair: 10, 15 minutes. I hate long engagements!
See more »

User Reviews

Question
4 May 2020 | by carousel-01002See all my reviews

What is the music Joan Collins is listening to when first meeting Roger Moore ?


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 February 1972 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed