Chernobyl: The Final Warning
Based onFinal Warning: The Legacy of Chernobyl
1988 book
by Robert Peter Gale and Thomas Hauser
Written byErnest Kinoy
Directed byAnthony Page
StarringJon Voight
Jason Robards
Sammi Davis
Music byBilly Goldenberg
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producersRoger Gimbel
A.K. Surikov
ProducerPhilip Barry Jr.
Production locationsKursk, Russia
CinematographyRay Goode
EditorChris Wimble
Running time95 minutes
Production companiesCarolco Television Productions
Turner Pictures
Original release
ReleaseApril 22, 1991 (1991-04-22)

Chernobyl: The Final Warning is a 1991 American made-for-television disaster drama film starring Jon Voight, Jason Robards, and Sammi Davis. The film chronicles the Chernobyl disaster.[1]


Based on a true account of events, the plot interweaves the stories of a fireman at the nuclear power plant, his pregnant wife, the government officials whose policies helped and hindered rescue efforts and America's Dr. Robert Gale (Jon Voight), who led the international medical team that helped treat survivors of the disaster.[2] Robert Gale published the original account of his experiences as Final Warning: The Legacy of Chernobyl in 1988 with Thomas Hauser;[3][4] it was adapted by Ernest Kinoy for the screenplay.[1]



  1. ^ a b Chernobyl: The Final Warning at IMDb Edit this at Wikidata, retrieved 4 Dec 2012
  2. ^ TCM. Chernobyl: The Final Warning Retrieved 4 Dec 2012
  3. ^ King, Susan (April 21, 1991). "Profile : Jon Voight's Chernobyl 'Warning'". NYT. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  4. ^ Gale, Robert Peter; Hauser, Thomas (1988). Chernobyl : The Final Warning. Hamish Hamilton. ISBN 024112185X.