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1. Godzilla (2014)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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62 Metascore

The world's most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.

Writers: Max Borenstein, Dave Callaham | Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Ken Watanabe

2. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.8
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When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurfaces and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protects a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony of Earth.

Creators: Glen A. Larson, Ronald D. Moore | Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, James Callis

3. Armageddon (1998)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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42 Metascore

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.

Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh, J.J. Abrams, Tony Gilroy, Shane Salerno, Robert Roy Pool | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

4. Battlefield Earth (2000)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

2.4
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9 Metascore

After enslavement & near extermination by an alien race in the year 3000, humanity begins to fight back.

Writers: Corey Mandell, J.D. Shapiro, L. Ron Hubbard | Director: Roger Christian | Stars: John Travolta, Forest Whitaker, Barry Pepper, Kim Coates

5. Stalker (1979)

Not Rated | 163 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.

Writers: Arkadiy Strugatskiy, Boris Strugatskiy | Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko

6. Ghosts of Mars (2001)

R | 98 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.9
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35 Metascore

Years in the future, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house.

Writers: Larry Sulkis, John Carpenter | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Ice Cube, Pam Grier, Jason Statham

7. Battlestar Galactica (2003 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 183 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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A re-imagining of the original series in which a "rag-tag fugitive fleet" of the last remnants of mankind flees pursuing robots while simultaneously searching for their true home, Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber

8. Silkwood (1983)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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64 Metascore

The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.

Writers: Nora Ephron, Alice Arlen | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson

9. Fallout: New Vegas (2010 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.8
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After surviving a bullet to the head, Courier Six traverses the post-apocalyptic Mojave desert in search of the men who wronged him, while making an impact on thousands in the process.

Writers: Chris Avellone, Eric Fenstermaker, John Gonzalez, Travis Stout, George Ziets | Director: Josh Sawyer | Stars: Matthew Perry, Wayne Newton, Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman

10. Super Fuzz (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.3
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Red powder from a nuclear explosion gives a police officer super powers as long as he doesn't see anything red. He is eventually framed for murder and is unsuccessfully executed by many different methods.

Writers: Sergio Corbucci, Sabatino Ciuffini | Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Terence Hill, Ernest Borgnine, Joanne Dru, Marc Lawrence

11. Threads (1984 TV Movie)

112 min | Drama, War

8.1
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Documentary style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England; and the eventual long term effects of nuclear war on civilization.

Writer: Barry Hines | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Karen Meagher, Reece Dinsdale, David Brierly, Rita May

12. Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.

Writers: Bruce Robinson, Roland Joffé | Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack

13. Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.

Writers: Richard W. Haines, Mark Rudnitsky, Lloyd Kaufman, Stuart Strutin, Graham Flashner | Directors: Richard W. Haines, Lloyd Kaufman | Stars: Janelle Brady, Gil Brenton, Robert Prichard, Pat Ryan

14. Impact (2008 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. ... See full summary »

Stars: David James Elliott, Natasha Henstridge, Benjamin Sadler, Florentine Lahme

15. Testament (1983)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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The life of a suburban American family is scarred after a nuclear attack.

Writers: Carol Amen, John Sacret Young | Director: Lynne Littman | Stars: Jane Alexander, William Devane, Rossie Harris, Roxana Zal

16. Edge of Darkness (1985 TV Mini-Series)

307 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The mysterious murder of an environmental activist leads her straight-laced father, an Inspector of the local police force, through a haunting revelation of the murkiness of the British ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Peck, Joe Don Baker, Charles Kay, Ian McNeice

17. Land of Oblivion (2011)

108 min | Drama

6.4
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Tchernobyl, 1986, a few hours before the disaster. Piotr and Anya's wedding is interrupted by a fire at the power station.

Writers: Michale Boganim, Antoine Lacomblez, Anne Weil | Director: Michale Boganim | Stars: Olga Kurylenko, Andrzej Chyra, Ilya Iosifov, Sergey Strelnikov

18. Detonator (1993 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Action, Thriller

5.3
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A German Scientist has aided an ex Soviet general in constructing a nuclear weapon which is now in the possession of an American mercenary heading across Europe in a hijacked goods train. ... See full summary »

Writer: David Jackson | Director: David Jackson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Patrick Stewart, Alexandra Paul, Ted Levine

19. 10.5: Apocalypse (2006 TV Movie)

169 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.3
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A massive earthquake creates a chain of events that threaten two of the largest nuclear reactors.

Writer: John Lafia | Director: John Lafia | Stars: Kim Delaney, Dean Cain, David Cubitt, Oliver Hudson

20. Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)

R | 146 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.9
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A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of ... See full summary »

Writers: Ronald M. Cohen, Edward Huebsch, Walter Wager | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Roscoe Lee Browne, Joseph Cotten

21. Warriors of the Wasteland (1983)

R | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.6
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Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocuast.

Writers: Tito Carpi, Enzo G. Castellari, Antonio Visone | Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Giancarlo Prete, Fred Williamson, George Eastman, Anna Kanakis

22. Special Bulletin (1983 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama

7.8
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A TV reporter and cameraman are taken hostage on a tugboat while covering a workers strike. The demands of the hostage-takers are to collect all the nuclear detonators in the Charleston, SC... See full summary »

Writers: Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick | Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Ed Flanders, Kathryn Walker, Roxanne Hart, Christopher Allport

23. The Chain Reaction (1980)

92 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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An earthquake in rural Australia causes a dangerous leak at WALDO, a nuclear waste storage facility. Heinrich Schmidt, an engineer badly hurt in the accident, knows that the leak will ... See full summary »

Writer: Ian Barry | Director: Ian Barry | Stars: Steve Bisley, Arna-Maria Winchester, Ross Thompson, Ralph Cotterill

24. Countdown to Zero (2010)

PG | 91 min | Documentary

6.9
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70 Metascore

A documentary about how the likelihood of nuclear weapons (or fissile materials) usage has increased due to the rise of terrorism and lack of safeguards and verification.

Writer: Lucy Walker | Director: Lucy Walker | Stars: Graham Allison, James Baker III, Bruce Blair, Tony Blair

25. Into Eternity: A Film for the Future (2010)

75 min | Documentary

7.5
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68 Metascore

A documentary on the safety of nuclear storage.

Writers: Michael Madsen, Jesper Bergmann | Director: Michael Madsen | Stars: Carl Reinhold Bråkenhjelm, Mikael Jensen, Berit Lundqvist, Michael Madsen

26. Scorcher (I) (2002)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.6
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The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.

Writers: Graham Winter, Rebecca Morrison | Director: James Seale | Stars: Mark Dacascos, John Rhys-Davies, Tamara Davies, Mark Rolston

27. Holocaust 2000 (1977)

R | 105 min | Horror

5.2
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An executive in charge of a Middle Eastern nuclear plant discovers that his son is the Anti Christ and sets out to stop him from using the nuclear power at his fingertips to wipe out ... See full summary »

Writers: Sergio Donati, Alberto De Martino, Michael Robson | Director: Alberto De Martino | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Simon Ward, Agostina Belli, Anthony Quayle

28. Medusa's Child (1997 TV Movie)

240 min | Thriller

5.9
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Fuming over the departure of his wife Vivian and the cutting of his research funding, crazy nuclear scientist Rogers Henry constructs Medusa, a thermonuclear bomb capable of generating a ... See full summary »

Writers: John J. Nance, Ellen Weston | Director: Larry Shaw | Stars: Vincent Spano, Lori Loughlin, Gail O'Grady, Kevin Dillon

29. Deep Shock (2003 TV Movie)

R | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi

2.5
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When an unknown underwater object disables an American nuclear-powered submarine and attacks a submerged Arctic research complex, a scientific expedition flies to the North Pole to ... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Mammett, Jeff Rank, Phillip J. Roth | Director: Phillip J. Roth | Stars: David Keith, Simmone Mackinnon, Mark Sheppard, Sean Whalen

30. Spontaneous Combustion (1990)

R | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.4
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A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.

Writers: Tobe Hooper, Howard Goldberg | Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Brad Dourif, Cynthia Bain, Jon Cypher, William Prince

31. MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (1994 TV Movie)

93 min | Action, Adventure

6.4
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A close friend of MacGyver is murdered. In searching for a reason for this assassination MacGyver discovers a secret nuclear weapons plant right in the center of Britain.

Creator: Lee David Zlotoff | Director: Charles Correll | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Beatie Edney, Peter Egan, Alun Armstrong

32. Exterminators of the Year 3000 (1983)

R | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.0
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They Killed to Survive...

Writers: Elisa Briganti, Dardano Sacchetti, José Truchado | Director: Giuliano Carnimeo | Stars: Robert Iannucci, Alicia Moro, Luciano Pigozzi, Eduardo Fajardo

33. Diplomatic Siege (1999)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

3.9
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When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Amin, Robert Boris, Kevin Bernhardt, Sam Bernard | Director: Gustavo Graef Marino | Stars: Peter Weller, Daryl Hannah, Tom Berenger, Adrian Pintea

34. Hostile Waters (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 94 min | Thriller

6.2
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In October 1986, a Russian submarine carrying nuclear missles collides with an American nuclear submarine off the coast of Bermuda.

Writer: Troy Kennedy-Martin | Director: David Drury | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Martin Sheen, Max von Sydow, Colm Feore

35. The Final Executioner (1984)

95 min | Action, Sci-Fi

3.9
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After a nuclear holocaust, as the rest of society regresses to primitivism, a small, "elite" group that has managed to escape radioactive contamination takes it upon itself to exterminate ... See full summary »

Writer: Roberto Leoni | Director: Romolo Guerrieri | Stars: William Mang, Marina Costa, Harrison Muller Jr., Woody Strode

36. Hatsujô kateikyôshi: sensei no aijiru (2003)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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46 Metascore

The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai is a Pink Film (a Japanese softcore pornography genre). Sachiko Hanai (Emi Kuroda) is a call girl. One day she is caught up in a gunfight and is shot in ... See full summary »

Writer: Takao Nakano | Director: Mitsuru Meike | Stars: Kyôko Hayami, Kikujirô Honda, Yukijirô Hotaru, Yûichi Ishikawa

37. Future-Kill (1985)

X | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

3.8
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The star of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" returns in a story about frat boys lost in the big city while hunted by a violent leader and his elite gang of gun-happy guards.

Writers: Ronald W. Moore, Edwin Neal, Gregg Unterberger, John H. Best | Director: Ronald W. Moore | Stars: Edwin Neal, Marilyn Burns, Gabriel Folse, Wade Reese

38. War of the Colossal Beast (1958)

Approved | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.2
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Glenn Manning, "The Amazing Colosasal Man," believed dead after falling from the Hoover Dam, reemerges in rural Mexico, brain damaged, disfigured, and very hungry.

Writers: Bert I. Gordon, George Worthing Yates | Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Sally Fraser, Roger Pace, Duncan 'Dean' Parkin, Russ Bender

39. I Live in Fear: Record of a Living Being (1955)

103 min | Drama

7.4
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An aging, industrialist Japanese man becomes so fearful of nuclear war that it begins to take a toll on his life and family.

Writers: Shinobu Hashimoto, Fumio Hayasaka, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni | Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Eiko Miyoshi

40. The New People (1969–1970)

45 min | Drama

7.2
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A group of young people crash land on a deserted island that was a never used atomic bomb test site. With the world thinking that they were all killed, "The New People" set out to form a ... See full summary »

Creators: Larry Gordon, Rod Serling, Aaron Spelling | Stars: Tiffany Bolling, Zooey Hall, David Moses, Peter Ratray

41. The Battle of Chernobyl (2006)

94 min | Documentary

8.4
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Documentary of the nuclear disaster of Chernobyl.

Director: Thomas Johnson | Stars: Tim Birkett, Mikhail Gorbachev

42. Crack in the World (1965)

96 min | Sci-Fi

6.1
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A dying scientist pushes forward his project to tap through to the Earth's magma layer, with results that threaten to destroy the Earth as we know it.

Writers: Jon Manchip White, Julian Zimet | Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Dana Andrews, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore, Alexander Knox

43. Thunder Run (1986)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Thriller

5.1
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Charlie, a Korean War veteran, is driving a truck which is transporting plutonium from Nevada to Arizona. But there are a bunch of terrorists who want to steal the stuff...

Writers: Charles Davis, Carol Heyer, Carol Lynn, Cliff Wenger | Director: Gary Hudson | Stars: Forrest Tucker, John Ireland, John Shepherd, Jill Whitlow

44. Within the Rock (1996 TV Movie)

R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.1
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A time of space miners sent to stop a moon's collision course with the earth discover a hibernating creature that soon revives and starts slaughtering them.

Writer: Gary J. Tunnicliffe | Director: Gary J. Tunnicliffe | Stars: Xander Berkeley, Caroline Barclay, Bradford Tatum, Brian Krause

45. Kampen om tungtvannet (1948)

Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Drama, War

7.2
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A factual reconstruction of the sabotage events which took place to prevent Hitler's Germany in getting the heavy water needed to make an atomic bomb during WW2.

Writers: Haakon Bugge Mahrt, Jean Martin | Directors: Jean Dréville, Titus Vibe-Müller | Stars: Jens A. Poulsson, Johannes Eckhoff, Arne Kjelstrup, Claus Helberg

46. Superpower (2008)

PG-13 | 119 min | Documentary, History, War

7.2
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Superpower illustrates how the United States has leveraged its position to ensure unilateral world domination through absolute economic and military superiority and government deception.

Writers: David Chilton, Barbara-Anne Steegmuller | Director: Barbara-Anne Steegmuller | Stars: Christy Johnson, Max Carter, Harry S. Truman, Eric L. Haney

47. Time Bomb (1984 TV Movie)

95 min | Action, Drama

4.6
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A gang of terrorists tries to hijack a truck carrying plutonium.

Writers: Westbrook Claridge, Roderick Taylor | Director: Paul Krasny | Stars: Morgan Fairchild, Billy Dee Williams, Joseph Bottoms, Merlin Olsen

48. Royce (1994 TV Movie)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

4.9
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Royce is a member of the ultra-secret service "Black Hole", working for the US Government on top-secret missions. When the senator responsible for forming Black Hole disbands the ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Bernbaum | Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: James Belushi, Miguel Ferrer, Peter Boyle, Chelsea Field

49. The Last Man (2008)

120 min | Sci-Fi

3.5
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The first contemporary adaptation of Mary Shelley's 1826 novel about a twenty-first century pandemic.

Writers: James Arnett, Mary Shelley | Director: James Arnett | Stars: Santiago Craig, Teresa Shade, Julio Garcia, Tom Rogers

50. Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama

6.5
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True story about the tragic nuclear power plant accident in Chernobyl.

Writers: Robert Peter Gale, Thomas Hauser, Ernest Kinoy | Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Jon Voight, Jason Robards, Sammi Davis, Annette Crosbie