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3 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
In 1987, Cold War tensions mount when Soviet insurgents capture the Trans-Alaska pipeline as retaliation for a trade embargo established by the United States. U.S. President Thomas McKenna (Rock Hudson) and Soviet Secretary General Gorny (Brian Keith) endeavor to negotiate a lasting peace, but, as anxieties escalate, American military officers Kate Breckenridge (Cathy Lee Crosby) and Jake Caffey (David Soul) may be the only ones who can prevent all-out war because of a few extremists.

Cast: Rock Hudson , David Soul , Brian Keith , Cathy Lee Crosby , Jeroen Krabbé , Robert Prosky , Katherine Helmond , James Hampton

Director: David Greene

Genres: Thriller, War

World War III (1982)

Release Date: January 1st, 1982|3 hr. 20 min.

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  • February 18, 2011 ppasq
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    Perhaps the best of all movies made for tv. Unbelievable drama along the lines of Failsafe. Set during the cold war, a Russian military squad is droped into Alaska to blow up an oil pipeline pumping station. A small squad of Am. military reservists must stop them. Tension is really high as the fight goes on and meanwhile the president and the Russian premier try to work out a peaceful solution. PLEASE HELP IF ANYONE CAN, I WOULD LIKE TO BUY A DVD OF THIS BUT I CANNOT FIND ANY.

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