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Fail Safe (1964)

NR 10/07/1964 (US) ThrillerDramaWar 1h 52m
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Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring.

  1. Sidney Lumet


  2. Eugene Burdick


  3. Harvey Wheeler


  4. Walter Bernstein


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  1. Henry Fonda

    Henry Fonda

    The President

  2. Walter Matthau

    Walter Matthau

    Prof. Groeteschele

  3. Fritz Weaver

    Fritz Weaver

    Col. Cascio

  4. Larry Hagman

    Larry Hagman


  5. Frank Overton

    Frank Overton

    Gen. Bogan

  6. Edward Binns

    Edward Binns

    Col. Jack Grady

  7. Dan O'Herlihy

    Dan O'Herlihy

    Brig. Gen. Warren A. Black

  8. William Hansen

    William Hansen

    Defense Secretary Swenson

  9. Russell Hardie

    Russell Hardie

    Gen. Stark

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