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World War III (1982)

TV Movie | 200 min | Drama, Thriller

In 1987, Soviet paratroopers drop into Alaska to sabotage the oil pipeline in retaliation against a United States grain embargo. A skirmish occurs at a pumping station, lightly defended by Col. Jake Caffey and a National Guard recon unit. ...See moreIn 1987, Soviet paratroopers drop into Alaska to sabotage the oil pipeline in retaliation against a United States grain embargo. A skirmish occurs at a pumping station, lightly defended by Col. Jake Caffey and a National Guard recon unit. A stalemate ensues while the possibility of World War III hangs in the balance. The danger escalates as the Soviet premier and the U.S. President play a cat-and-mouse game. Written by Herman Seifer See less
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Jan 31, 1982 (United States)

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David Soul
Col. Jake Caffey Col. Jake Caffey   See fewer
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Brian Keith
Secretary General Gorny Secretary General Gorny   See fewer
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Cathy Lee Crosby
Maj. Kate Breckenridge Maj. Kate Breckenridge   See fewer
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Jeroen Krabbé
Col. Alexander Vorashin Col. Alexander Vorashin   See fewer
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Robert Prosky
Gen. Aleksey Rudenski Gen. Aleksey Rudenski   See fewer
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Katherine Helmond
Dorothy Longworth Dorothy Longworth   See fewer
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James Hampton
Richard Hickman Richard Hickman   See fewer
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Rock Hudson
President Thomas McKenna President Thomas McKenna   See fewer
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Harry Basch
Adm. Vernon Blanchard Adm. Vernon Blanchard   See fewer
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Frank Dent
Tim Hardy Tim Hardy   See fewer
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Rick Fitts
Maj. George Devery Maj. George Devery   See fewer
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John Lehne
Brig. Gen. Gard Roberts Brig. Gen. Gard Roberts   See fewer
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Marcus K. Mukai
Sgt. Johnny Parson (as Marcus Mukai) Sgt. Johnny Parson (as Marcus Mukai)   See fewer
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William Traylor
Maj. Nicolai Saamaretz Maj. Nicolai Saamaretz   See fewer
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Lee Wallace
Dr. Jules Farber Dr. Jules Farber   See fewer
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Kai Wulff
Konstantin Sculoff Konstantin Sculoff   See fewer
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Richard Yniguez
Capt. Angel Cordobes Capt. Angel Cordobes   See fewer
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Anthony Pullen Shaw
Lt. Ed Spector (as Anthony Shaw) Lt. Ed Spector (as Anthony Shaw)   See fewer
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Steve Tannen
Lt. Feeling Lt. Feeling   See fewer
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Jerry Hardin
Gen. Philip Olafson Gen. Philip Olafson   See fewer
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Michael Fairman
Dr. Alan Tenant Dr. Alan Tenant   See fewer
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Bob Minor
Trimble Trimble   See fewer
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Meeno Peluce
Andrei Gorny Andrei Gorny   See fewer
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Donegan Smith
Gen. Max Schiff Gen. Max Schiff   See fewer
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Liz Sheridan
Naomi Glass Naomi Glass   See fewer
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Bruce Winant
Cpl. Leff Cpl. Leff   See fewer
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Joey Sagal
Cpl. Fest (as Joe Sagal) Cpl. Fest (as Joe Sagal)   See fewer
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Susan Niven
Megan Hardy Megan Hardy   See fewer
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Thomas Hill
Marshal Victor Budner Marshal Victor Budner   See fewer
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Robert O'Reilly
Maj. Veigh Maj. Veigh   See fewer
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Joseph G. Medalis
David (as Joe Medalis) David (as Joe Medalis)   See fewer
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Anne Gerety
Nadia Kortner Nadia Kortner   See fewer
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Art Evans
Buford Buford   See fewer
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Brad Blaisdell
Wayne Kimball Wayne Kimball   See fewer
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Lesley Woods
Martha Jones Martha Jones   See fewer
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Brad M. Bucklin
Keller (uncredited) Keller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Goren
General's Pilot (uncredited) General's Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael F. Hoover
Secret Service Agent (uncredited) Secret Service Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Klimenko
Russian Soldier (uncredited) Russian Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patrick McFadden
Spetsnaz Special Forces (uncredited) Spetsnaz Special Forces (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Marshall Ruge
Russian Soldier (uncredited) Russian Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 549 votes