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Fail-Safe (1964) 4 Stars

Fail-Safe

Tense, gripping drama. A routine training mission turns into a nightmare as a technical glitch sends a squadron on a bombing mission to the Soviet Union and cannot be recalled. Disturbing, thought provoking ending.

Directed by: Sidney Lumet
The cast includes: Dan O'Herlihy (Brigadier General Warren A. Black), Walter Matthau (Professor Groeteschele), Fritz Weaver (Colonel Cascio, Bogan''s Deputy), Henry Fonda (The President), Larry Hagman (Buck), Dom DeLuise (Tech. Sgt. Collins)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 111 minutes
Presented in: BW
Related titles: On the Beach (1959), Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Related categories: End of the World, Too Good to Ignore, Would be great in Color!

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