Fail Safe (1964)

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A technical malfunction sends American planes to Moscow to deliver a nuclear attack. Can all-out war be averted?




  • Henry Fonda in Fail Safe (1964)
  • Janet Ward in Fail Safe (1964)
  • Walter Matthau and Dana Elcar in Fail Safe (1964)
  • Walter Matthau in Fail Safe (1964)
  • Walter Matthau and Dan O'Herlihy in Fail Safe (1964)
  • Fail Safe (1964)

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31 January 2002 | iisaiah
| Shocking, brilliant, frightening, wonderful.
See "Fail- Safe."

I couldn't sleep without the light on after I saw this fantastically fabricated film. When a machine malfunctions and signals a U.S bomber to drop atomic missiles over Moscow, the Soviet Premier and the U.S President struggle to save the world from nuclear holocaust. The last three minutes are among the most powerful I've seen in a movie.

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