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Fail-Safe (1964)

112 min - Drama, History, Thriller - 7 October 1964
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Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring. Director Sidney Lumet gives an atmospheric vision of the future with a Cold War backdrop.

Director:  Sidney Lumet
Stars:  Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Larry Hagman, Frank Overton, Edward Binns, Dan O'Herlihy, William Hansen, Russell Hardie, Janet Ward, Dom DeLuise, Russell Collins, Sorrell Booke, Nancy Berg, John Connell, Frank Simpson, Hildy Parks, Dana Elcar, Louise Larabee, Stewart Germain, Geri Miller, Charles Tyner

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Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring. Director Sidney Lumet gives an atmospheric vision of the future with a Cold War backdrop.



Tagline: It will have you sitting on the brink of eternity!

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  7 October 1964

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Columbia Pictures Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 52 min

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