The Missiles of October (1974)



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The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis is the subject of this made-for-TV effort. Starring William Devane as President John Kennedy, the movie explores the events of the 13-day period when the world stood on the brink of nuclear war.


William Devane
as President Kennedy
Martin Sheen
as Robert F. Kennedy
Howard Da Silva
as Nikita Khrushchev
James Olson
as McGeorge Bundy
James Hong
as U Thant
Dana Elcar
as Robert McNamara
Larry Gates
as Dean Rusk
Michael Learner
as Pierre Salinger
Albert Paulsen
as Anatoly Dobrynin
Ralph Bellamy
as Adlai Stevenson
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Tense, riveting TV movie based on Cuban missile crisis.

Nov 3, 2008 | Rating: 5/5

It offers unique perspectives on the history it is documenting

Jun 10, 2005 | Rating: 4/5

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