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Fail Safe (1964)  link to Fail Safe on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 475

poster Fail Safe

IMDb Rating:
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8.0/10 (17787 votes)

Country: USA, 112 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Thriller

Director(s): Sidney Lumet

A series of human and computer errors sends a squadron of American 'Vindicator' bombers to nuke Moscow. The President, in order to convince the Soviets that this is a mistake, orders the Strategic Air Command to help the Soviets stop them.


photo Dan O'Herlihy Dan O'Herlihy Gen. Black
photo Walter Matthau Walter Matthau Dr. Groeteschele
photo Frank Overton Frank Overton Gen. Bogan
photo Edward Binns Edward Binns Col. Grady
photo Fritz Weaver Fritz Weaver Col. Cascio

Medium: Media file,

Location: [Seagate Expansion Drive]G:\Movies\F\Fail Safe (2000).avi

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1