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The China Syndrome (1979)

PG 03/16/1979 (US) Thriller 2h 2m

Sometimes it’s too late to tell the truth.


While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident, but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the full impact of the incident a secret.

  1. James Bridges

    Director, Screenplay

  2. T.S. Cook


  3. Mike Gray


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  1. Jane Fonda

    Jane Fonda

    Kimberly Wells

  2. Jack Lemmon

    Jack Lemmon

    Jack Godell

  3. Michael Douglas

    Michael Douglas

    Richard Adams

  4. Scott Brady

    Scott Brady

    Herman De Young

  5. James Hampton

    James Hampton

    Bill Gibson

  6. Peter Donat

    Peter Donat

    Don Jacovich

  7. Wilford Brimley

    Wilford Brimley

    Ted Spindler

  8. Richard Herd

    Evan McCormack

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