The President of the United States must deal with an international military crisis while confined to a Colorado diner during a freak snowstorm.
[Seen in 2000, not sure when, neglected to date stamp back then]
Rod Lurie’s screenplay is brimming with intelligent dialogue, impeccable pacing and more than its share of oversimplified emotional reaction that movies like 'Fail-Safe' could elicit with their subject matter alone. Luckily, Kevin Pollack (as the president!) keeps the film booming along.
On Friday 6 February 2004, The Guardians Alex Cox wrote this review
Surprisingly decent morality tale.