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..Deadline.. (1982)

TV Movie | 94 min | Thriller, Drama

A journalist sets out to report on a minor earthquake in the Australian outback, and finds that the tremor was a result of a small nuclear explosion - part of an extortion threat that has the government fearing nuclear blackmail. With the ...See moreA journalist sets out to report on a minor earthquake in the Australian outback, and finds that the tremor was a result of a small nuclear explosion - part of an extortion threat that has the government fearing nuclear blackmail. With the help of local reporters, and despite the harassment of the security agencies, he sets out to avert the crisis. Written by Anonymous See less
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Walter Halsey Davis (story) (screenplay)
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Lawrence Eastwood (as Larry Eastwood)
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Jun 2, 1982 (Australia)

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Barry Newman
Barney Duncan Barney Duncan   See fewer
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Bill Kerr
William Ashby William Ashby   See fewer
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Trisha Noble
Gillian Boles Gillian Boles   See fewer
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Jack McGinty Jack McGinty   See fewer
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Vincent Ball
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Ernie Kramer (as Sir Eric Pearce) Ernie Kramer (as Sir Eric Pearce)   See fewer
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Kimball Kimball   See fewer
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Sean Scully
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Barry Donnelly
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Bettina Welch
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Michael Duffield
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Rob Steele
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Fletcher Fletcher   See fewer
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Ray Marshall
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Brian Anderson
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5.9 / 10 | 61 votes