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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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  • Fail-Safe

    Michael Whitty 2016-08-23

    In both "Fail-Safe" and "Doctor Strangelove" which came out in the same year and both stories sent planes to bomb Russia... MORE>

  • I don't think this movie was meant to entertain.

    TXIAm74 2016-07-17

    I feel this movie had a strict message.A lot of details were included to ensure the sterile look and feel was portrayed in this movie...and I think that... MORE>

  • Red Alert

    Clichae,H.A. 2016-07-16

    Two reviewers, out of several, saw in this movie the defeatist programming to which we've been subjected since 1945 & both have my admiration. MORE>