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Five Desperate Hours

Five Desperate Hours

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, October 05, 1997 8.5 14 2
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  • Season: 1997-98
  • Network: NBC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Woman In Jeopardy, Psychological Thriller

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Plot Synopsis

In the deep South, an emotionally troubled white homemaker is taken hostage when a black, armed murder suspect breaks into her house and holds her hostage. While her husband, police negotiators and SWAT team members surround the property the frightened woman tries to befriend the wanted man. Desperately attempting to save her own life she ultimately saves the life of her troubled captor.


Production Company:

  • Thomas Carter Co.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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