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PG| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
A news reporter (Jane Fonda) and her cameraman (Michael Douglas) are unintentional witnesses to a SCRAM incident, an emergency core shutdown procedure at a nuclear power plant in California. The crew prevents a catastrophe, but the plant supervisor (Jack Lemmon) begins to suspect the plant is in violation of safety standards, and tries desperately to bring it to the attention of the public, fearing that another SCRAM incident will produce an atomic disaster.

Cast: Jane Fonda , Jack Lemmon , Michael Douglas , Scott Brady , James Hampton , Peter Donat , Wilford Brimley , James Karen

Director: James Bridges

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

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Release Date: December 8th, 2008|2 hr. 2 min.

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