Fail Safe

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Fail Safe ★★ 2000

Claustrophobic remake of the 1964 Cold War thriller shown originally as a live CBS TV broadcast. Thanks to a computer glitch, a nuclear strike is launched against the USSR and the president and the military must find a way to recall the bombers or deal with the consequences. 86m/B DVD . George Clooney, Richard Dreyfuss, Noah Wyle, Brian Dennehy, Sam Elliott, Don Cheadle, Harvey Keitel, Hank Azaria, James Cronwell, John Diehl, Norman Lloyd; D: Stephen Frears; W: Walter Bernstein; C: John Alonzo. TV