Five for Hell

Five for Hell (Italian: Cinque per l'inferno, also known as Five Into Hell) is a 1969 Italian "macaroni combat" war film starring John Garko, Margaret Lee and Klaus Kinski.[1] Italian cinema specialist Howard Hughes referred to it as a derivative of The Dirty Dozen (1967)[2].

Five for Hell
(Cinque per l'inferno)
Spanish DVD cover
Directed byFrank Kramer
Produced byPaolo Moffa
Aldo Addobbati
Screenplay byRenato Izzo
Gianfranco Parolini
Story bySergio Garrone
StarringJohn Garko
Margaret Lee
Klaus Kinski
Music byElsio Mancuso
CinematographySandro Mancori
Edited byGiuseppe Bellecca
Gianfranco Parolini
Società Ambrosiana Cinematografica (SAC)
Distributed byParis Etoile Film
Release date
18 January 1969
Running time
95 minutes


John Garko is a fun-loving leader of a bunch of oddball G.I.s whose mission is to steal the German's secret attack plans from a villa behind enemy lines, where they run into a brutal Nazi commander.



  1. "New York Times: Five for Hell". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-10-23.
  2. p. 169 Hughes, Howard When Eagles Dared: The Filmgoers' History of World War II Bloomsbury Publishing, 30 Jan 2012

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