PG-13 | | Drama, History, Thriller
In October 1962, the Kennedy administration struggles to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The aircraft shown carrying the President to Connecticut is an actual VC-137 (Boeing 707) Presidential aircraft used by President John F. Kennedy. The 707 shown wasn't in service until a month after the Cuban crisis, though. At the time another 707 with a ... ...
Lt. Bruce Wilhemy:
Oh man! Shit! Did you see it?
Lt. Bruce Wilhemy: You were lucky skipper.
Commander William B. Ecker: Damn sparrows! Must have been migrating.
Petty Officer: Sparrows?
Commander William B. Ecker: I probably hit a couple of hundred of them. How many did you hit Bruce?
Lt. Bruce Wilhemy: Sparrows? A few I guess.
Petty Officer: Are these twenty millimeter or forty millimeter...
In several shots of the Soviet cargo ships approaching the American naval quarantine, the freighters are clearly flying the flag of Lebanon, not that of the Soviet Union. However, the first vessel stopped by the blockade, the 'Marucla', was in fact a Lebanese vessel, and not all ships sailing to Cuba were of Soviet registry.
English, Russian, Spanish, Romanian
$46,668 (USA) (29 December 2000)
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