Sorcerer(Movie, 1977)

| 2h 2min | Genres: Adventure, Thriller
SorcererRating: 3.7/5 (with 143143 votes)
Sorcerer is a 1977 American thriller film directed and produced by William Friedkin and starring Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, and Amidou. The second adaptation of Georges Arnaud's 1950 French novel Le Salaire de la peur, it has been widely considered a remake of the 1953 film The Wages of Fear, although Friedkin disagreed with this assessment. The plot depicts four outcasts from varied backgrounds meeting in a South American village, where they are assigned to transport cargoes of aged, poorly kept dynamite that is so unstable that it is 'sweating' its dangerous basic ingredient, nitroglycerin. Sorcerer was originally conceived as a side-project to Friedkin's next major film, The Devil's Triangle, with a modest US$2.5 million budget. The director later opted for a bigger production, which he thought would become his legacy. The cost of Sorcerer was earmarked at $15 million, escalating to $22 million foll... ()
Movie poster of Sorcerer

Where to watch Sorcerer (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Sorcerer" is currently available on 2 providers. Sorcerer can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 2h 1min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 2h 1min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 2h 1min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 2h 1min
Also available at on: DVD

Awards & Nominations for Sorcerer

Academy Award for Best Sound

About Sorcerer

Four men from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting several cases of dynamite (which is so old that it is dripping unstable nitroglycerin) across dangerous jungle terrain.

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Trailer for Sorcerer + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Additional Information

Production countries: Mexico, United States of America (USA)
Shot in: New Jersey
Plays in: Venezuela
Based on: "The Wages of Fear" (movie, 1953), "Le Salaire de la peur" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR)
Translated into 21 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 06/24/1977
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Atemlos vor Angst"
"Carga maldita"
"Le convoi de la peur"
"Il salario della paura"
"El salario del miedo"
"O Comboio do Medo"
"The Wages of Fear"
Budget: 12,000,000 USD
Revenue: 9,000,000 USD (= 75%)

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