Thirteen days may seem like a movie script, but it really happened. Rent the missiles of october 1973 on dvd and bluray. Jan 12, 2001 he functions in the movie as a useful fly on the wall, a man free to be where the president isnt and think thoughts the president cant. This time, however, costner plays jfks personal political advisor, kenny odonnell, during the cuban missile crisis in october 1962. Watch thirteen days online stream full movie directv. Kevin costner stars in this inside look at how the kennedy administration responded to the discovery of offensive soviet weapons in cuba, and the pressurized tugofwar that ensued between the us and the ussr during the thirteen days of the missile crisis.
Released december 25th, 2000, thirteen days stars kevin costner, bruce greenwood, steven culp, dylan baker the pg movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 25 min, and received a score of 67 out of. October 1962, for days the american government fought to avert a nuclear war when it was discovered that the soviet union had deployed nuclear missiles in cuba. Kennedy inaugural address, fidel castro, bay of pigs, missiles, russia, sviet union, john f. Known colloquially as the benghazi movie, the film was released on january 15, 2016, by paramount pictures. Director roger donaldson teams up with star kevin costner for another political thriller after their 1987 pairing, no way out, only this time with a film based on the actual events surrounding the cuban missile crisis of 1962, taking place during the titular thirteen days wherein the u. Written by juhi chaturvedi and shot by avik mukhopadhyay, the film follows the life of a hotelmanagement. How accurate is days hollywoods take on the kennedys. Supersummary, a modern alternative to sparknotes and cliffsnotes, offers highquality study guides for challenging works of literature. My coauthor zelikows yearold daughter joined us at the prescreening, never left the. Odonnell, with bruce greenwood featured as president john f. Based partly on kennedys book thirteen days, the film recounts the days in october 1962 that nearly led to nuclear war. For thirteen extraordinary days in october of 1962, the world stood on the brink of an unthinkable catastrophe. Mar 03, 2001 and for me, this movie offers us the opportunity to drop some of our cynicism and see one of the moments when jack and bobby kennedy became golden. Thirteen days script transcript from the screenplay and.
Thirteen days doesnt add up by michael nelson, political science professor, rhodes college. The th day is the best film ever made about fatima the most beautiful and effective, as well as one of the most historically accurate. The film follows six members of annex security team who fought to defend the american diplomatic compound in benghazi, libya after waves of attacks by militants. Thirteen days in 145 minutes commentary by ernest r. Abcs freeform has announced that beginning this year, its beloved days of halloween will become 31 days of halloween.
Air force planes showing the soviet union placing nuclear weapon missiles on nearby cuba. 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. October 1, 2020 brings the full harvest moon, the full moon nearest the autumnal equinox september 22 this year. Thirteen days takes place in the early days of october 1962, u. The film stars varun dhawan, banita sandhu, and gitanjali rao. Jul 07, 2011 thirteen days takes place in the early days of october 1962, u. Costars include martin sheen as attorney general robert f. Odonnells son kevin, the earthlink millionaire, is an investor in the company of thirteen days producer armyan bernstein. Ambassador adlai stevenson and howard da silva as soviet. Producer kevin costner plays a real person, kennedy staffer kenny odonnell, but the character combines the roles and actions of several people and essentially exists to help tell the story as efficiently as possible. Thirteen days is a gripping history lesson and a good character study, but also just a wellcast, wellexecuted film. In october 1962, the kennedy administration struggles to contain the cuban missile crisis.
I know, i know, i still need to get the cast names in there and ill be eternally tweaking it, so if you have any corrections. Thirteen days in 145 minutes the american prospect. With kevin costner, bruce greenwood, shawn driscoll, drake cook. It dramatizes the cuban missile crisis of 1962, seen from the perspective of the us political leadership. This script is a transcript that was painstakingly transcribed using the screenplay andor viewings of thirteen days. W hen i learned that thirteen days, the new movie dramatizing the cuban missile crisis of 1962, would follow events through the eyes of kenneth odonnell, john f. And for me, this movie offers us the opportunity to drop some of our cynicism and see one of the moments when jack and bobby kennedy became golden.
Thirteen days is a 2000 american historical political thriller film directed by roger donaldson. Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 25. I use the cuban missile crisis to teach decison making in crisis situations and have read numerous accounts and watched a variety of videosdvds on the subject including the movie days and the recent excellent dvd the fog of war based on the reflections of robert macnamara. The film thirteen days, a hollywood account of the cuban missile crisis, purports to take audiences behind the scenes at the white house during the tense and critical period when nuclear war between the united states and the soviet union seemed not only possible but likely. Thirteen days theatrical movie trailer 2001 youtube. Donaldson also directed costner in no way out, which was a hard movie to walk out on. Thirteen days 2000 stream and watch online moviefone. Kennedy shows how individual prudence, considerable luck, and immense fortitude exhibited by fourteen eminent americans and a soviet premier display spare the world nuclear obliteration when the super powers come nosetonose over cuba in october 1962. Weve crunched the numbers, and that means 18 additional days of. Gromyko denies the presence of any soviet weaponry in cuba. Tells the story of a young rock band, half from england half from the us, who move to the sunset strip to chase their music dreams. Though not yet operations, the soviets would have the capability of. Kennedy in this dramatization of the cuban missile crisis.
Sister lucias memories are imbued with an aura of reverie and contemplation by striking visuals, an effective score and a stark, simple narrative. Ambassador adlai stevenson and howard da silva as soviet premier nikita khrushchev. Kennedys appointments secretarywho would be played by the movies headliner, kevin costneri had strong misgivings. The film thirteen days, directed by roger donaldson, is the cinematic reworking of the events of october 1962, based on the may and zelikows book. Kevin costner stars as top white house assistant kenneth p. Dramatisation of the cuban missile crisis, the nuclear standoff with the ussr sparked by the discovery by the americans of missle bases established on the soviet allied island of cuba. In 1997 i had transcribed and edited with philip zelikow of the university of virginia some of the tape.
The analyses reproduced below were originally published in 2001 to mark the release of thirteen days, a film about the events of october 1962 peter almond a coproducer of thirteen days, graham allison, and ernest may leading experts on the cuban missile crisis offer their opinions on the movies depiction of the crisis. Kennedy library and museum cuban missile crisis page. Though not yet operations, the soviets would have the capability of wiping out 80 million americans if the project is completed. In my opinion, thirteen days succeeds as a thriller. Thirteen days chronicles the 1962 cuban missile crisis, when american planes took photos that confirmed the existence of a secret soviet missile base under construction in cuba for nuclear missiles capable of striking the united states, provoking a day confrontation between the soviet union and cuba on one side and the u. Living in a van, their passion and talent exceed their means to survive when an enigmatic stranger malcolm mcdowell preys on the emotional turmoil of lead singer johnny faust andy biersack who has just learned of his mothers denise richards grave illness. Access the kennedy library digital archives, which includes 300,000 scanned documents, films, and audio clips with materials such as early drafts of the john f. In days, kevin costner delves into the life of john f.
Finally, the thirteen days script is here for all you quotes spouting fans of the kevin costner and bruce greenwood cuban missile crisis movie. The analyses reproduced below were originally published in 2001 to mark the release of thirteen days, a film about the events of october 1962 peter almond a coproducer of thirteen days, graham allison, and ernest may leading experts on the cuban missile crisis offer their opinions on. This fast moving thriller reveals how incredibly close we all came to world war iii back in october 1962 after president john f. Lgbt romance drama film 4 days to hit select ayala malls cinemas october 18 love holds no bounds they say, and for people who are part of the lgbt community, your first love is what sometimes define you and what you want in a continue reading lgbt romance drama film 4 days to hit select ayala malls cinemas october 18. October is a 2018 indian hindilanguage comingofage film directed by shoojit sircar, and produced by ronnie lahiri and sheel kumar under their rising sun films banner. Thirteen days captures the urgency, suspense and paralyzing. Rent the missiles of october 1973 on dvd and bluray dvd.
Both sandhu and rao debuted as actors with this film. Catch up on the latest freeform show news and gossip, while enjoying daily quizzes, listicles, videos, photos and other exclusive content. The secret soldiers of benghazi also known simply as hours is a 2016 american action thriller film directed and produced by michael bay and written by chuck hogan, based on mitchell zuckoffs 2014 book of the same name. Kennedy discovered the soviet union had installed nuclear missiles inside cuba. This hugely disappointing documentary is certainly the worst. Many superlatives can be chucked at thirteen days, and all are viable. Across the globe, people anxiously awaited the outcome of a harrowing political. But for several days around the time of the full harvest moon, the moon rises only about 30 minutes later each night. Kennedy includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, as well as several more indepth sections of expertwritten literary analysis.
Wednesday, october 17 president kennedy discusses what he should do about the icbms in cuba. The th day witness the greatest miracle of the 20th century, and experience the incredible, emotionallycharged and often harrowing world of three young children whose choice to remain loyal to their beliefs, even in the face of death, would inspire thousands. Saturday, october 27 while one u2 spy plane accidentally flies into russia, while another is shot down over cuba. Movierulz watch bollywood and hollywood full movies online free. He functions in the movie as a useful fly on the wall, a man free to be where the president isnt and think thoughts the president cant. Costner plays odonnell as a white house jackofalltrades, a. Thirteen days 2000 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Excomm receives a second letter from khrushchev stating that, in addition to a public promise not to invade cuba, the u. Thirteen days summary and study guide supersummary. Thursday, october 18 president kennedy meets with soviet foreign and advises him that america will not tolerate soviet missiles in cuba. Movierulz watch bollywood and hollywood full movies. William devane gives a compelling performance as president john f. Nov 07, 2001 there are two ways to look at this movie. Filming began on april 27, 2015 in malta and morocco.98 708 400 1326 315 773 1551 1335 89 1265 1542 1023 957 1288 84 203 47 1201 1300 323 617 638 255 1193 479 767 268 1379 17 610 143 1107 507 228 851 551 344