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When Hell Was in Session (1979)

TV Movie | 98 min | Biography, Drama, War

In 1965, Navy Commander Jeremiah Denton's jet is shot down over North Vietnam and he is captured by the enemy who holds him in various brutal POW camps for more than seven years.
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Updated Oct 8, 1979

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Oct 8, 1979 (United States)

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Hal Holbrook
Cmdr. Jeremiah A. Denton Cmdr. Jeremiah A. Denton   See fewer
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Eva Marie Saint
Jane Denton Jane Denton   See fewer
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Mako
Maj. Bai Maj. Bai   See fewer
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Ronny Cox
Maj. Frank Perrin Maj. Frank Perrin   See fewer
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Renne Jarrett
Nancy Tschudy Nancy Tschudy   See fewer
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Richard Evans
Lt. Alec Vardis Lt. Alec Vardis   See fewer
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James Hong
Nguyen Nguyen   See fewer
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Tom Bower
Lt. Jim Norton Lt. Jim Norton   See fewer
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Stephen Keep Mills
Lt. Bill Grainger (as Stephen Keep) Lt. Bill Grainger (as Stephen Keep)   See fewer
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William Kirby Cullen
Jerry Denton Jerry Denton   See fewer
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Paul Mantee
Capt. Brown Capt. Brown   See fewer
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Rod Browning
Ed Brandt Ed Brandt   See fewer
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Rod McCary
T.V. Host T.V. Host   See fewer
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Ric Carrott
Lt. Hadley Lt. Hadley   See fewer
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Laurence Haddon
Williams Williams   See fewer
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Emily Banks
Betty Phillips Betty Phillips   See fewer
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Tom Kindle
Lt. William Tschudy Lt. William Tschudy   See fewer
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Barry Blakeley
Peterson Peterson   See fewer
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Kathryn Daley
Frances Parker Frances Parker   See fewer
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Walter Niehenke
Lt. Brian Lt. Brian   See fewer
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Nicole Eggert
Mary Beth Denton #2 Mary Beth Denton #2   See fewer
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Tom Martin
Gordon Gordon   See fewer
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Dorothy Dells
Woman Shopper Woman Shopper   See fewer
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Randall Hicks
Man Shopper (as Randy Shepard) Man Shopper (as Randy Shepard)   See fewer
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Bill Saito
Head Guard Head Guard   See fewer
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Rad Daly
Bill Denton Bill Denton   See fewer
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Steve Shaw
Jim Denton Jim Denton   See fewer
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Hal Fishman
1st Newscaster 1st Newscaster   See fewer
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Charles Rowe
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7.9 / 10 | 105 votes