Fail Safe
Fail Safe (2000)

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… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 9, 2000
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2007
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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

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.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

It's not quite as gripping or suspenseful as the earlier theatrical movie, but with a great cast, it's almost as good.

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Rory L. Aronsky
Film Threat can't be denied by any means the caliber of talent that's spread throughout these 84 minutes.

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Christopher Null

It's a fabulous original film and a worthwhile redo -- but it comes about 20 years too late.

David Cornelius

This is one of the most notable television projects in recent memory.

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Michael Gildea
For all intents and purposes, a live TV version of Sidney Lumet's classic cold war thriller. A great cast even if some of the casting decisions leave you… More