7.1/10
169
6 user 3 critic

Red Alert (1977)

A computer at a nuclear power plant malfunctions and receives erroneous information of a radiation leak. It seals off the compound, trapping the crew inside.

Director:

William Hale (as Billy Hale)

Writers:

Harold King (novel), Sandor Stern
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Next One (1984)
Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

An astronaut's widow and her young son meet a stranger from the future on a Greek island.

Director: Nico Mastorakis
Stars: Keir Dullea, Adrienne Barbeau, Peter Hobbs
Crash (TV Movie 1978)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

On December 29, 1972, Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 crashes into the Florida Everglades, resulting in 101 fatalities.

Director: Barry Shear
Stars: William Shatner, Adrienne Barbeau, Brooke Bundy
Hotwire (1980)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A hard drinking old man and a cocky street-wise drifter are blackmailed into repossessing a Rolls-Royce from a local gangster, and all hell breaks loose.

Director: Frank Q. Dobbs
Stars: Bruce Paul Barbour, Penny Bennett, Peggy Ann Byers
The Great Houdini (TV Movie 1976)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond.

Director: Melville Shavelson
Stars: Paul Michael Glaser, Sally Struthers, Ruth Gordon
The Darker Side of Terror (TV Movie 1979)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

When a scientist at a research lab is passed over for a promotion, he creates a clone of himself to attempt to seduce the wife of the man who got the job.

Director: Gus Trikonis
Stars: Robert Forster, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Milland
Terror at London Bridge (TV Movie 1985)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

London Bridge, London, England, 1888. Jack the Ripper dies in the Thames river. London Bridge, Lake Havasu, Arizona, 1985. The last original stone used to rebuild the London Bridge is laid,... See full summary »

Director: E.W. Swackhamer
Stars: David Hasselhoff, Stepfanie Kramer, Randolph Mantooth
Top of the Hill (TV Movie 1980)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Michael Stone is a rising company executive decides to chuck his career and marriage to fulfill a fantasy to be a member of the U.S. Olympic bobsled team to partake in the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid.

Director: Walter Grauman
Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Sonny Bono, Peter Brown
Seduced (TV Movie 1985)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A romantic thriller involving an ambitious attorney and the old flame with whom he resumes his passionate love affair of years before, only that now she is married to a powerful millionaire whose subsequent murder complicates matters.

Director: Jerrold Freedman
Stars: Gregory Harrison, Cybill Shepherd, José Ferrer
Open House (1987)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Someone is killing off nubile real estate agents. A psychologist doing a therapy talk show begins getting calls from the perpetrator, and cooperates with the police to try and stop him. ... See full summary »

Director: Jag Mundhra
Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Adrienne Barbeau, Rudy Ramos
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Devane ... Frank Brolen
Michael Brandon ... Carl Wyche
Adrienne Barbeau ... Judy Wyche
Ralph Waite ... Henry Stone
David Hayward ... Larry Cadwell
M. Emmet Walsh ... Sheriff Sweeney
Don Wiseman Don Wiseman ... Bill Yancy
Don Rausch Don Rausch ... Dryer
John Martin John Martin ... Ajax
Howard Finch Howard Finch ... Harry Holland
Dan Ammerman ... Rogers
Charles Krohn Charles Krohn ... Parker
Arnie Shayne Arnie Shayne ... Business Man
Charles J. Bailey Charles J. Bailey ... Airline Clerk
Dixie Taylor Dixie Taylor ... Mrs. Kerwin
Edit

Storyline

A computer at a nuclear power plant malfunctions and receives erroneous information of a radiation leak. It seals off the compound, trapping the crew inside.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Thriller

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alerta roja See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jim Siedow's voice was dubbed by another actor. See more »

Goofs

The multi-million dollar Proteus computer misspells equipment as equiptment. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Retro - radiation ...........
21 August 2010 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

Sabotage is suspected at a Minnesota nuclear power plant, and a struggle ensues involving government response by the book (Ralph Waite), and logic prevailing (William Devane). Also thickening the plot is a massive computer, political implications of a meltdown, and personal tragedy. Ethical questions abound, and someone has to make the life and death decisions. "Red Alert" is really a unique viewing experience. It has decent character development, an exciting story, and will make you think, even if it is only about an impending disaster, and it's implications for everyone concerned. This is truly an involving and entertaining film. - MERK


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed