Day the Earth Caught Fire, The
Release Date: Thursday, November 23, 1961
A British science fiction film about a reporter who wants to be assigned to better stories and gets more than he bargained for. A series of nuclear tests by the US and the Soviets change the orbit of the Earth and send it closer to the sun. The heat starts to change the environment and scientists determine that they have to do another detonation to try and correct the orbit.