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PG-13| 2 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
For thirteen extraordinary days in October of 1962, the world stood on the brink of an unthinkable catastrophe. Across the globe, people anxiously awaited the outcome of a harrowing political, diplomatic and military confrontation that threatened to end in an apocalyptic nuclear exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union. Thirteen days captures the urgency, suspense and paralyzing chaos of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Cast: Kevin Costner , Bruce Greenwood , Steven Culp , Dylan Baker , Michael Fairman , Henry Strozier , Frank Wood , Kevin Conway

Director: Roger Donaldson

Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: New Line Cinema, New Line Home Video [us]

Thirteen Days (2000)

Release Date: December 25th, 2000|2 hr. 25 min.

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  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Fascinating in its depiction of presidential leadership in action. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Once this 2 1/4-hour slow-starter finally finds its rhythm, we're reminded of how gripping policy give-and-take around a long rectangular table can be. show more

  • 75
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    A deeply involving and disturbing movie. show more

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