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434 Ratings


Directed by Sidney Lumet
United States, 1964
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller


Miscommunication brings the USA and the USSR to the brink of nuclear war in Lumet’s adaptation of the Cold War novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler.

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Directed by Sidney Lumet

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2002 | Retrospective

Berlin International Film Festival

1991 | Retrospective

BAFTA Awards

1966 | Nominee: UN Award

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