1,917 total votes
Fail Safe

Fail Safe

Fail-Safe is a 1964 Cold thriller film directed by Sidney Lumet, based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler. The film features performances by veteran actors Henry Fonda, Dan O'Herlihy, Walter Matthau and Frank Overton. Fritz Weaver, Dom DeLuise and Larry Hagman made their early roles. In 2000, the novel was adapted again as a televised play, starring George Clooney, Richard Dreyfuss and Noah Wyle, and broadcast live in black-and-white on CBS. ... more on Wikipedia

Fail Safe is ranked on...

#51 of 203 The Best Movies of the '60s 35.3k VOTES The 1960s were a great period for film. Some of the best and most memorable movies in film history were made during this tim...
#41 of 334 The Best Political Films Ever Made 21.6k VOTES Political movies can approach the notion of politics and government from numerous perspectives, and with many wildly diverge...
#16 of 31 The Best Movies That Take Place in Real Time 1.6k VOTES Movies that take place in real time tend to be character-driven and in many cases have become cult classics among cinephiles...
#24 of 132 The Best Political Thriller Movies 5.6k VOTES A list of all the best political thriller movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. To see ...
#8 of 97 The Best Henry Fonda Movies 3.7k VOTES List of the best Henry Fonda movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Henry Fonda's highest grossing...
#38 of 44 The Best '60s Thriller Movies 613 VOTES The best ‘60s thriller movies feature suspenseful action, political intrigue, and racial tension. Although many of these f...
#79 of 105 The Best Apocalyptic And Post-Apocalyptic Movies 19.3k VOTES A list of all the best apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and...
#8 of 95 The Best Cold War Movies 4.6k VOTES A list of the best cold war movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This cold war movi...
#7 of 71 The Best Thrillers of the '60s 945 VOTES Thrillers can come in all shapes & sizes from all genres. What are your favorite thriller films from the 60s?
#8 of 115 The Best Movies of 1964 2k VOTES List of the best movies of 1964, with movie trailers when available. While the Vietnam War raged on in 1964, movie-goers g...
#15 of 64 The Best Walter Matthau Movies 3.6k VOTES List of the best Walter Matthau movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Walter Matthau has starred ...
#14 of 35 The Best Doomsday Movies of all Time, Ranked 20.6k VOTES The best way to celebrate the end of the world is by watching the best Doomsday movies of all time to get in the mood. To th...
#23 of 40 The Best Movies About Presidents 5.7k VOTES The highest ranking American is the President. We absolutely love hearing stories from behind the scenes about events that...
#2 of 21 The Best Larry Hagman Movies 149 VOTES List of the best Larry Hagman movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Larry Hagman's highest grossi...
#7 of 26 The Best Nuclear Holocaust Movies 519 VOTES A list of the best nuclear holocaust movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This nuclear ...
#31 of 67 The Best Dom DeLuise Movies 547 VOTES List of the best Dom DeLuise movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Appearing in such films as Bla...
Filmsite's Great Films With No Academy Award Nominations 4k VIEWS Filmsite says: "Although the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® has awarded many deserving honors to its ...

Fail Safe is also found on...

Famous Movies Filmed in New York City List of All Political Drama Movies List of All Movies Released in 1964