Fail-Safe

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"It will have you sitting on the brink of eternity!"
  • NR
  • 1963
  • 1 hr 52 min
  • 8.0  (21,196)
  • 75

During the Cold War, American and Soviet bombers used to regularly patrol near enemy airspace. In the event that major cities were destroyed in a surprise nuclear attack, the bombers and their nuclear payloads were the assurance that the enemy would be completely destroyed. In this thriller, just such a scenario plays out. Thinking a nuclear war has begun, American bombers are set out with orders to destroy that cannot be reversed. When they realize the costly mistake that has occurred, American and Soviet leaders are forced to diplomatically discuss how to remedy the nail-biting situation.

Fail-Safe
Fail Safe
Fail Safe

Trailer - 2 min 51 sec

Description
During the Cold War, American and Soviet bombers used to regularly patrol near enemy airspace. In the event that major cities were destroyed in a surprise nuclear attack, the bombers and their nuclear payloads were the assurance that the enemy would be completely destroyed. In this thriller, just such a scenario plays out. Thinking a nuclear war has begun, American bombers are set out with orders to destroy that cannot be reversed. When they realize the costly mistake that has occurred, American and Soviet leaders are forced to diplomatically discuss how to remedy the nail-biting situation.

Fail-Safe is a 1963 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 52 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.0 and a MetaScore of 75.

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  • Release Date
    1963
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 52 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (21,196)
  • Metascore
    75