Harry Washello (Anthony Edwards) answers a phone call by a chance telling him a nuclear strike is to go off in an hour. Should he warn the others? Will anyone believe? Does he?
So begins a frantic search for his date and a way out of the city and a chain of events that feel like a bad dream come true.
Originally written as an episode for Twilight Zone, Miracle Mile is a shortish 70-minute movie that carries well the tension from its first minutes to the very last ones.