GenreThriller Duration CountryMexico
WriterGeorges Simenon, Robert Presnell Jr., Leo Townsend Release date1 July 1955 ScreenplayRobert Presnell Jr., Leo Townsend CastRicardo Montalban (Antonio Gómez), Anne Bancroft (María Ibinia), Lee Marvin (The Killer), José Pérez (Paco Gómez (as Jose Perez)), Rodolfo Acosta (Lt. Fernando), Carlos Múzquiz (Capt. Saldana (as Carlos Muzquiz)) Similar moviesThe Skulls II, Puzzle, The Last One and then We Go, Staunton Hill, Masti, Pink Zone
TaglineA killer with the cunning of a maniac. A little boy with the courage of a lion.
A Life in the Balance is a 1955 American-Mexican thriller film directed by Harry Horner and Rafael Portillo and starring Ricardo Montalban, Anne Bancroft and Lee Marvin. It was shot in Mexico, and distributed in the United States by Twentieth Century Fox.
The film's sets were designed by the art director Gunther Gerszo.