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A seemingly-minor electronic error sets the world on the verge of nuclear annihilation in this made-for-TV adaptation of the novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler (which was previously filmed in 1964). Due to the burn-out of a piece of circuitry, a computer orders a U.S. Air Force jet on a strategic bombing raid, destroying targets in Russia with nuclear weapons. As Generals Bogan (Brian Dennehy) and Black (Harvey Keitel) desperately search for a way to recall the planes once the mistake has been discovered, the bomber's commander, Col. Grady (George Clooney) sets out on his mission… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Dreyfuss se sai particularmente bem nesta mais do que eficiente versão do material que deu origem ao ótimo filme de Lumet. E o fato de ter sido encenado ao vivo é algo que contribui bastante para o tom de urgência exigido pela narrativa."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"It's not quite as gripping or suspenseful as the earlier theatrical movie, but with a great cast, it's almost as good."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"...it can't be denied by any means the caliber of talent that's spread throughout these 84 minutes."
‑ Rory L. Aronsky, Film Threat
"It's a fabulous original film and a worthwhile redo -- but it comes about 20 years too late."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"This is one of the most notable television projects in recent memory."
‑ David Cornelius, DVDTalk.com
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