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On the Beach (1959)

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134 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.
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John Paxton (screenplay) | Nevil Shute (novel)
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$2,900,000
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Release date
Dec 17, 1959 (United States)

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Gregory Peck
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Ava Gardner
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Anthony Perkins
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Donna Anderson
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John Tate
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Lola Brooks
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Ken Wayne
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Guy Doleman
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John Meillon
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Joe McCormick
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Lou Vernon
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Kevin Brennan
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John Casson
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Peter Ashton
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Katherine Hill
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Collins Hilton
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7.2 / 10 | 10,994 votes