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The China Syndrome

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Life imitates art. What began as a fanciful premise in the minds of many turned into reality a few weeks after this picture opened when the Three Mile Island nuclear reactor had a dreadful accident. Fonda plays Kimberly Wells, a television reporter trying… (more)

Released: 1979

Rating: PG

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The China Syndrome TCM

A TV reporter doing a feature story on energy is present at a nuclear-power plant when a crisis occurs and a meltdown is narrowly avoided, but it seems that efforts to get the news on-air are being stymied. Stars Jane Fonda and Jack Lemmon were Oscar-nomin (more…)

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Jane Fonda Kimberly Wells
Jack Lemmon Jack Godell
Michael Douglas Richard Adams
Scott Brady Herman DeYoung