A series of human and computer errors sends a squadron of American 'Vindicator' bombers to nuke Moscow. The President, in order to convince the Soviets that this is a mistake, orders the Strategic Air Command to help the Soviets stop them.
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Although the first view of Henry Fonda is a full-body shot of him walking down the hallway, his first closeup is from the back, as he looks over his shoulder with a smile. This is similar to the surprise view of Fonda as the bad guy in Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), showing his face for the first time as a young boy is killed. See more
Throughout the film, the U.S. bombers are referred to as Vindicators, when in fact they are B-58 Hustlers. See more
Excuse me. Every minute we wait works against us. Now, Mr. Secretary, now is when we must send in a first strike.
We don't go in for sneak attacks. We had that done to us at Pearl Harbor.
And the Japanese were right to do it. From their point of view, we were their mortal enemy. As long as we existed, we were a deadly threat to them. Their only mistake was that they failed to finish us at the start, and they paid for that mistake at Hiroshima.
You're talking about a different kind of war.
The sounds of a bullfight crowd is heard in reference to Black's matador dream. Then, the squeal of the Russian ambassador's melted phone which the President stated would be heard when New York City was bombed. See more