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Acceptable Risks (1986)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 2 March 1986
A chemical plant is leaking toxic waste into a nearby town; the plant's management tries to hush it up.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Sheppard
Wes Boggs
Lee Snyder
Sally Framm
David Kohler
Lou Keller
Jack Morris
Janet Framm
Patti Cohoon-Friedman ...
Ann Kohler (as Patti Cohoon)
Jerry Haywood
Richard McKenzie ...
Mayor Earl Ross
Joe Reed
Kenny Kohler
Charna Felthous ...
Patty Kohler
Edan Gross ...


Oakbridge, a mid-size midwest American city, is the site of a major chemical disaster. At Citichem, the production manager, is forced to shortcut his safety procedures to speed up the production of a highly toxic and volatile chemical. Of course, as expected, an accident occurs. A worker is killed and the town is exposed to calamitous impacts. Cicely Tyson also co-stars as the City Manager who has misgivings about the whole operation. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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2 March 1986 (USA)  »

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Restrisiko  »

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1.33 : 1
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Wes Boggs: In a chemical plant you always have to know which way the wind is blowing.
Wes Boggs: In the event of a leak of any toxic gas, one place you don't want to be is downwind.
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