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The Fifth Missile (1986)

TV Movie | 150 min | Drama, Thriller

The crew of a Trident missile submarine, on a training mission simulating an attack on Russia, is stricken by toxic poisoning. One of the poison's effects is to make its victims hallucinate, and the sub's Captain imagines that he has been ...See moreThe crew of a Trident missile submarine, on a training mission simulating an attack on Russia, is stricken by toxic poisoning. One of the poison's effects is to make its victims hallucinate, and the sub's Captain imagines that he has been given an order to actually attack Russia. He prepares to do exactly that. See less
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Eric Bercovici | Frank M. Robinson (novel "The Gold Crew") | Thomas N. Scortia (novel "The Gold Crew")
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Updated Feb 23, 1986

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Feb 23, 1986 (United States)

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Robert Conrad
Cmdr. Mark Van Meer Cmdr. Mark Van Meer   See fewer
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Sam Waterston
Capt. Allard Renslow Capt. Allard Renslow   See fewer
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Richard Roundtree
Cmdr. Frederick Bryce Cmdr. Frederick Bryce   See fewer
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Jonathan Banks
Ray Olson Ray Olson   See fewer
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Art LaFleur
'Animal' Meslinsky 'Animal' Meslinsky   See fewer
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Yvette Mimieux
Cheryl Leary Cheryl Leary   See fewer
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David Soul
Capt. Kevin Harris Capt. Kevin Harris   See fewer
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Ed Bishop
Adm. Stewart Cullinane Adm. Stewart Cullinane   See fewer
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Michael Aronin
Ernie Gradow Ernie Gradow   See fewer
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William Berger
Dr. Strickland Dr. Strickland   See fewer
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David Gilliam
Longstreet Longstreet   See fewer
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Trevor Thomas
McCune McCune   See fewer
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Donald Stewart
Adm. Howard Adm. Howard   See fewer
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David Lema
Dempsey Dempsey   See fewer
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Joe Drago
Gerassi (as Joseph Drago) Gerassi (as Joseph Drago)   See fewer
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William Paulson
Tony Cermak Tony Cermak   See fewer
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Bruce McGuire
Spencer Spencer   See fewer
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Jeff Harding
Epling Epling   See fewer
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John Leamer
Glenn Dayley Glenn Dayley   See fewer
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Russel Case
Leggett Leggett   See fewer
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Mickey Knox
Fallon Fallon   See fewer
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Penny Brown
Florence Gradow Florence Gradow   See fewer
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Carolyn De Fonseca
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Michele D'Anca
Officer Officer   See fewer
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Paolo Merosi
Lookout Jones Lookout Jones   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 108 votes