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A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam War between Dell and the then President's most trusted advisors.

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Directed by

Robert Aldrich

Written by

Ronald M. Cohen (Screenplay)
Edward Huebsch (Screenplay)
Walter Wager (Novel)

Runtime

146 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

We have invaded Silo 3. We are prepared to launch nine nuclear missiles. We demand ten million dollars, Air Force One... and you, Mr President.

Cast

Keywords

military based on novel or book general montana nuclear missile nuclear threat silo

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#127 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss