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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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  • Nuclear War is Never Funny

    Steven Gordon 2018-08-09

    Given the current state of the country, maybe nuclear war might be an improvement. Fail Safe came out at a time when nuclear war was closer to becoming a... MORE>

  • too far..too much.

    a.morris 2018-07-29

    like me sneaking up on an unsuspecting kevin sellers while asleep in a chair and cutting a mega fart on him..things go too far and disaster happens. both... MORE>

  • Conservatve right-wingers HATE this movie

    Robert Johnson 2018-07-21

    Yes yes, leftist Hollywood cranks out leftist propaganda an therefore you shouldn't watch this movie because it might actually brainwash you into... MORE>