Fail Safe (1964)

Fail Safe
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 51mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Thriller
Keywords political
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Janet Ward Actor Mrs Grady 1 1000017
Eugene Burdick Source Material (from novel) ("Fail Safe") 120793 4000002
Harvey Wheeler Source Material (from novel) ("Fail Safe") 120793 4000003
Harry Falk Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Marguerite James Continuity n/a 890 5000002
Walter Bernstein Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Sidney Lumet Director n/a 2 2000001
Max E Youngstein Producer n/a 3 3000001
Charles H Maguire Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Gerald Hirschfeld Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Al Taffet Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Jack Fitzstephens Sound Editor n/a 229 14000001
William Swift Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000002
Edward Knott Grip n/a 365 15000001
Howard Fortune Electrician n/a 450 15000002
Harry Buchman Makeup n/a 353 13000002
Anna Hill Johnstone Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Ralph Rosenblum Editor n/a 172 7000001
J C Delaney Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
Albert Brenner Art Director art direction 183 9000002
Frieda Altman Actor Jennie 1 1000022
Louise Larabee Actor Mrs Carascio 1 1000021
Larry Hagman Actor Buck 1 1000007
Robert Gerringer Actor Flynn 1 1000008
Sorrell Booke Actor Congressman Raskob 1 1000009
Edward Binns Actor Colonel Grady 1 1000006
Fritz Weaver Actor Colonel Cascio 1 1000005
Dan O'Herlihy Actor General Buck 1 1000002
Walter Matthau Actor Mr Groeteschele 1 1000003
Frank Overton Actor General Bogan 1 1000004
Nancy Berg Actor Ilsa Wolfe 1 1000010
Hildy Parks Actor Betty Black 1 1000011
Dom DeLuise Actor Sergeant Collins 1 1000018
Dana Elcar Actor Foster 1 1000019
Stuart Germain Actor Mr Cascio 1 1000020
Russell Hardie Actor General Stark 1 1000016
Frank Simpson Actor Sullivan 1 1000015
William Hansen Actor Secretary Swenson 1 1000012
Russell Collins Actor Mr Knapp 1 1000013
John Connell Actor Thomas 1 1000014
Henry Fonda Actor The President 1 1000001
Synopsis
A transmission blunder sets a convoy of bombers off to drop nuclear bombs on Moscow, and it's too late to get them to turn back. The President and the military brass are forced to confront the apocalyptic demise that looms before them and resort to drastic measures to save the world.