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Posted: 5/16/2002 7:51:51 PM EDT
Anyone seen this one? A family from LA is vacationing in the mountains when a nuclear war takes place. They have to try and survive on what they can buy until the nation re-stabilizes...

Watched it today. Was okay.


Link Posted: 5/16/2002 7:57:16 PM EDT
I saw it too, very good for a movie that old, what year was it made?
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 8:02:03 PM EDT
It was released in 1962.
Cast: Ray Milland, Frankie Avalon, Jean Hagen, Mary Mitchel, Joan Freeman, Richard Garland

Running Time: 1 hr 35 mins
Distributor: Metromedia Home Video
A nuclear attack leaves Los Angeles in chaos and ignites panic throughout the city. Trying to escape the disaster, a family heads for their usual vacation spot only to encounter a group of hoodlums along the way.

Link Posted: 5/16/2002 8:09:51 PM EDT
"Panic in Year Zero" starring Ray Milland and I think was directed by him also. Also had Frankie Avalon [anybody remember him?]. I think it was 62 maybe a bit earlier. I've seen it over the years many times. Always liked how important the guns became almost instantly. And the the honesty and civility that the family tried to maintain.
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 8:27:53 PM EDT
Saw that a LOOOONG time ago.  Not a bad movie.  
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 8:43:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/16/2002 8:47:39 PM EDT by DScottHewitt]
I forgot the IMDb link:



P.S. It [b]was[/b] directed by Ray Milland...

Link Posted: 5/16/2002 9:41:59 PM EDT
Ahhh, Ray Milland...The Thing With Two Heads...with Rosie Greer...a classic.

Proof in the pudding that sooner or later...everybody gats to pay their bills.
Link Posted: 5/16/2002 9:47:22 PM EDT
I got it on video. It's a real good SHTF movie.
The dad knew what to do and took charge, unlike those weenies in Trigger Effect.
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