The Chain Reaction

AKA "Nuclear Run" Stylish Aussie thriller about a nuclear scientist who, after being exposed to radiation, attempts to blow the whistle on a power plant that's been the site of an earth tremor. He soon realizes that more people may be in danger and the plant's security team is after him. Steve Bisley and Arna-Maria Winchester star; look quickly for a bearded, unbilled Mel Gibson.

Year: 1980
Genre: Thrillers & Suspense, Australian Film, Action
Country: Australia
Director: Ian Barry
Starring: Steve Bisley, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Mel Gibson
Duration: 92 Minutes
Rating: R16
Location in store: Australian Film



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