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Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976)

TV Movie | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of Francis Gary Powers, a U-2 pilot for the C.I.A., who was shot down in his spy plane over Russia, captured, and imprisoned.
Writers
Curt Gentry (book "Operation Overflight") | Francis Gary Powers (book "Operation Overflight") | Robert E. Thompson
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Updated Sep 29, 1976

Release date
Sep 29, 1976 (United States)

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32 cast members
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Lee Majors
Francis Gary Powers Francis Gary Powers   See fewer
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Noah Beery Jr.
Oliver Powers Oliver Powers   See fewer
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Nehemiah Persoff
Rudenko Rudenko   See fewer
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Brooke Bundy
Barbara Powers Barbara Powers   See fewer
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William Daniels
Bissell Bissell   See fewer
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James Gregory
James Donovan James Donovan   See fewer
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Marcel Hillaire
Charles De Gaulle Charles De Gaulle   See fewer
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Alf Kjellin
Ivan Vasilev Ivan Vasilev   See fewer
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Biff McGuire
John McCone John McCone   See fewer
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Jim McMullan
Robert F. Kennedy Robert F. Kennedy   See fewer
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Charles Robinson
Wheatley (as Charles Knox Robinson) Wheatley (as Charles Knox Robinson)   See fewer
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Lew Ayres
Allen Dulles Allen Dulles   See fewer
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Katharine Bard
Ida Powers Ida Powers   See fewer
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James Flavin
President Dwight D. Eisenhower President Dwight D. Eisenhower   See fewer
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Thayer David
Nikita Khrushchev Nikita Khrushchev   See fewer
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Zitto Kazann
Russian Interrogator Russian Interrogator   See fewer
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Michael Kermoyan
Russian Judge Russian Judge   See fewer
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Charles Macaulay
Colonel Rudolph Abel Colonel Rudolph Abel   See fewer
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Mr. Secretary Mr. Secretary   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 102 votes