Rent Fail Safe (2000)

3.6 of 5 from 77 ratings
1h 25min
Rent Fail Safe Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
  • General info
  • Available formats
Synopsis:
It is the Cold War. The world stands on the brink of nuclear catastrophe as tensions simmer between the US and the Soviet Union. When a US bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear bomb on Moscow, it looks as if the fateful decision for all-out war will be taken by both sides. Having past the point of no return, Colonel Jack Grady (George Clooney) pilots his bomber into Soviet territory, refusing to yield to verbal commands to turn back. The U.S. President (Richard Dreyfuss) and his young interpreter Buck (Noah Wyle) plunge into a crisis of split second decision-making in order to avert disaster.
Actors:
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Directors:
Voiced By:
Ilia Volok, Evgeniy Lazarev, John Philbin, Matt Adler, John Vargas, Chris Hendrie
Writers:
Eugene Burdick, Harvey Wheeler
Studio:
Warner
Genres:
Drama, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
18/09/2000
Run Time:
85 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English, English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.77:1
Colour:
B & W
Bonus:
  • Trailer
  • Interactive Menu
  • Scene Access

Rent other films like Fail Safe

Found in these customers lists

Reviews (1) of Fail Safe

Star studded cast - Fail Safe review by CP Customer

Spoiler Alert
02/02/2007

A host of stars join the cast for a brilliant Clooney production, ably directed by Stephen Frears. The camera style is unusual for a film; it feels more like a TV drama or a play and the black and white medium adds to the nostalgia. Set in the cold war era, probably the 60's, it's a story of machine induced error causing a nuclear disaster between USA and the Soviet Union. Tense and thought provoking. The acting is superb; Dreyfuss as the President is outstanding.

1 out of 3 members found this review helpful.

Help & support

Find answers to frequently asked questions and contact us should you need to

How It Works

See prices and levels and find out how Cinema Paradiso service works

Friends for Films

Invite your friends to join and get free subscription each month