• Nightbreaker (1989)

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Release Date: 1989

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
This made-for-TV movie chronicles the plight of U.S. soldiers who were victims of secret radiation testing by the government during the Cold War. In the 1950s, Dr. Alexander Brown (Emilio Estevez) helped implement a program that dosed unwitting servicemen with poisonous levels of radiation. In the 1980s, Brown (Martin Sheen) is confronted by a cancer-stricken man who was one of the experiment's subjects. Now the doctor must decide whether he will speak out and blow the lid off the scandal.

Cast: Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Lea Thompson, Melinda Dillon, Joe Pantoliano, Nicholas Pryor

Director: Peter Markle

Genres: Drama