- Jul 1, 2012
- Real Name
- Mychal Bowden
After a critically acclaimed and auspicious debut with 12 Angry Men (1957), director Sidney Lumet was launched on a legendary career. Coming in just shortly after the Cuban Missile Crisis, Fail Safe is a very somber look at what might happen if a misunderstanding leads us into nuclear combat. Originally released on DVD by Sony years ago, Criterion has licensed the film for inclusion into their collection and given the movie its Blu-ray debut.
Released: 07 Oct 1964
Rated: Not Rated
Runtime: 112 min
Director: Sidney Lumet
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Cast: Dan O'Herlihy, Walter Matthau, Frank Overton, Edward Binns
Writer(s): Walter Bernstein (screenplay), Eugene Burdick (from the novel by), Harvey Wheeler (from the novel by)
Plot: American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but...