Wrong Is Right (1982)

35mm film, Metrocolor, 1.85:1
mono, English

An American science fiction film directed by Richard Brooks.

Plot Summary

In the very near future, two portable nuclear warheads are stolen by . TV newsman Patrick Hale determines to track them down and expose them in a world dominated by – but he finds intrigue and skulduggery at the heart US Government and suddenly his life is on the line…


Director: Richard Brooks
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Executive Producer: Andrew Fogelson
Producer: Richard Brooks
Associate Producer: George Grenville
Script: Richard Brooks
Novel: The Better Angels by Charles McCarry
Director of Photography: Fred Koenekamp
Editor: George Grenville
Music: Artie Kane
Costume Designer: Ray Summers
Hair: Lillian Barb
Production Designer: Edward C. Carfagno

Sean Connery (Patrick Hale)
George Grizzard (President Lockwood)
Robert Conrad (General Wombat)
Katharine Ross (Sally Blake)
John Saxon (Homer Hubbard)
Henry Silva (Rafeeq)
Hardy Kruger (Helmut Unger)
Toby Hughes (TV cameraman)
G.D. Spradlin (Philindros)
Leslie Nielsen (Mallory)
Paul Lambert (Defense Secretary)
Robert Webber (Harvey)
Jennifer Jason Leigh (young girl)
Dean Stockwell (Hacker)
Rosalind Cash (Mrs Ford)
Tony March (Abu)
Marianne Marks (Suzy)
Ron Moody (King Awad)
Keith McConnell (Smythe)
Cherie Michan (Erika)

Alternative Titles

Flammen am Horizont – German title
Kamera käy – tapa! – Finnish title
The Man with the Deadly Lens – UK title
Obiettivo mortale – Italian title
Objetivo mortal – Spanish title
En Sekund före noll – Swedish title