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A State of Emergency (1986)

A nuclear physicist concludes that constant nuclear testing will bring about the apocalypse, so he attempts to warn US and USSR officials, as well as contact a Portuguese women who claims Virgin Marry warned her about this in 1911.

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Dr. Alex Carmody
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Dr. Kenneth Parrish
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Father Joe Ryan
Frances Tomelty ...
Jackie Hampton
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Soviet professor
Bobby Sherman
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Diane Carmody
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Valerie Braddell
Judith Burnett
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Brian Carmody
Peggy Frankston
François Guétary
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A nuclear physicist concludes that constant nuclear testing will bring about the apocalypse, so he attempts to warn US and USSR officials, as well as contact a Portuguese women who claims Virgin Marry warned her about this in 1911.

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A chain reaction. Only he can stop it. Tomorrow's dawn is in his hands.

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November 1986 (USA)  »

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Chain Reaction  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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At 13:18 when Dr Carmody is about to reverse out of his driveway returning to the laboratory, (after Dr Parrish's revelation of the results of his experiment to the media), a dog can be clearly seen outside the hedges, in the front of the lawn. A second later the dog is gone. See more »

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Good Tv Movie
19 November 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a better than average tv movie, but most Martin Sheen movies are. In this one he plays a scientist testing nuclear warfare. His acting is great. I like watching movies that enables you to learn something from it and it's like the makers of this movie want that message to get across to the viewer.


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