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The China Syndrome (1979)

PG
122 min | Drama, Thriller

A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant.
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Mar 16, 1979 (United States)

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Jane Fonda
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Jack Lemmon
Jack Godell Jack Godell   See fewer
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James Hampton
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Peter Donat
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Wilford Brimley
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Richard Herd
Evan McCormack Evan McCormack   See fewer
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Daniel Valdez
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Stan Bohrman
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James Karen
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Michael Alaimo
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Donald Hotton
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Paul Larson
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Lewis Arquette
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Dennis McMullen
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Rita Taggart
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Carol Schlanger
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7.4 / 10 | 23,530 votes