Fail-Safe

Year: 1964

Translation available: yes

Ratings

  • 8,0

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.

Genres: dramahistorythriller

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Associated topics

topic

relevance grade

Cold War

Nuclear Danger

Trailer

Crew

role

name

Film director

Sidney Lumet

Screenwriter

Walter Bernstein

Film producer

Max E. Youngstein

Film producer

Charles H. Maguire

Cast

name

character

Henry Fonda

The President

Walter Matthau

Prof. Groeteschele

Fritz Weaver

Col. Cascio

Larry Hagman

Buck

Frank Overton

Gen. Bogan

Edward Binns

Col. Jack Grady

Dan O'Herlihy

Brig. Gen. Warren A. Black

William Hansen

Defense Secretary Swenson

Russell Hardie

Gen. Stark

Janet Ward

Helen Grady

Dom DeLuise

TSgt. Collins

Russell Collins

Knapp

Sorrell Booke

Congressman Raskob

Nancy Berg

Ilsa Wolfe

John Connell

Thomas

Frank Simpson

Sullivan

Hildy Parks

Betty Black

Dana Elcar

Foster

Louise Larabee

Mrs. Cascio

Stewart Germain

Mr. Cascio

Geri Miller

Go-go Dancer (uncredited)

Charles Tyner

Jet Fighter Pilot (voice) (uncredited)

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