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The China Syndrome (1979)

PG 122 min - Thriller, Drama - 16 March 1979
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While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, an opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the full impact of the incident a secret.

Director:  James Bridges
Stars:  Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady, James Hampton, Peter Donat, Wilford Brimley, Richard Herd, Daniel Valdez, Stan Bohrman, James Karen, Michael Alaimo, Donald Hotton, Khalilah Ali, Paul Larson, Alan Beckwith

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Storyline

While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, an opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the full impact of the incident a secret.



Tagline: Sometimes it’s too late to tell the truth.

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Details

Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  16 March 1979

Box Office

Budget:  $5,900,000
Revenue:  $51,718,367

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Columbia Pictures, IPC Films

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 02 min

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