By Dawn's Early Light Poster

Release Date: 1990

DVD Release Date: June 1st, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
A nuclear warhead launched by Soviet insurgents protesting the waning Cold War destroys the Ukrainian city of Donetsk. The destruction sets off a race between American and Soviet politicians to prevent a nuclear holocaust. While the U.S. president (Martin Landau) feverishly works to keep the military and political machine from going into overdrive, various subordinates panic. When the president is believed to be killed in a helicopter crash, zealous advisers take over.

Cast: Powers Boothe, Rebecca De Mornay, James Earl Jones, Martin Landau, Darren McGavin, Rip Torn, Peter MacNicol

Director: Jack Sholder

Genres: Thriller

Keywords: 1990s, Rivalry, Rescue, Intense


Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie