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Fail Safe(1964)

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Brief Synopsis

A failure in the U.S. defense system threatens to start World War III.

Cast & Crew

Sidney Lumet Director
Henry Fonda The President
Dan O'Herlihy General Black
Walter Matthau Groeteschele
Frank Overton General Bogan
Edward Binns Colonel Grady
Fritz Weaver Colonel Cascio
William Hansen Secretary Swenson
Russell Hardie General Stark
Sorrell Booke Congressman Raskob
Nancy Berg Ilsa Wolfe
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 7 Oct 1964
Release Date:  1964 Production Date:  A Max E. Youngstein-Sidney Lumet Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Columbia Pictures
Duration(mins):  111 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • A Balance of Error...

    joe santus 2016-12-01

    In reality, the US is neither the all-righteous light nor the root-of-all-evils darkness, as Hollywood has fictionalized it at various eras of motion... MORE>

  • Sincere Henry Fonda creates a believable core

    DON RILEY 2016-10-20

    This film is excellent. I loved Henry Fonda, find him to be believable and unique, don't think anyone could ever suggest he is anything but reality... MORE>

  • Excellent Movie

    Jim Smith 2016-10-19

    First class presentation. Riveting. Definitely not a comedy. Best watched when not in a joyous mood. MORE>