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  • By Dawn's Early Light (1990)
  • PG-13
    TV Movie | 100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
By Dawn's Early Light (1990)
PG-13
TV Movie | 100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A non-NATO nuclear missile is fired from Turkey at USSR, where it detonates. Soviet response is automatic as it's seen as a NATO missile. Can continued escalation be avoided? We follow the US president and a bomber crew.
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Writers
William Prochnau (novel "Trinity's Child") | Bruce Gilbert (teleplay)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Junie Lowry-Johnson (as Junie Lowry)
Production Designer
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Updated Apr 24, 1990

Release date
Apr 24, 1990 (United States)

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Cast

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40 cast members
Name Known for
Powers Boothe
Cassidy Cassidy   See fewer
Rebecca De Mornay
Moreau (as Rebecca DeMornay) Moreau (as Rebecca DeMornay)   See fewer
Martin Landau
President President   See fewer
Rip Torn
Colonel Fargo Colonel Fargo   See fewer
Jeffrey DeMunn
Harpoon Harpoon   See fewer
Peter MacNicol
Sedgwick Sedgwick   See fewer
Nicolas Coster
General Renning - 'Icarus' General Renning - 'Icarus'   See fewer
Ken Jenkins
Looking Glass Colonel - 'Sam' Looking Glass Colonel - 'Sam'   See fewer
Randal Patrick
O'Toole O'Toole   See fewer
Daniel Benzali
Bascombe Bascombe   See fewer
Robert O'Reilly
FEMA Radioman FEMA Radioman   See fewer
Annabella Price
FEMA Bunker Nurse FEMA Bunker Nurse   See fewer
Ann Gillespie
Marie - Looking Glass Officer Marie - Looking Glass Officer   See fewer
Glenn Morshower
F-18 Pilot F-18 Pilot   See fewer
Dana Kimmell
Tyler's Wife (as Dana Kimmel Anderson) Tyler's Wife (as Dana Kimmel Anderson)   See fewer
Jon Paul Steuer
Timmy Tyler (as Jon Steuer) Timmy Tyler (as Jon Steuer)   See fewer
Danielle von Zerneck
Radnor's Wife (as Danielle Von Zerneck) Radnor's Wife (as Danielle Von Zerneck)   See fewer
Katherine Cortez
Moreau's Roommate Moreau's Roommate   See fewer
Jon Cedar
SAC Colonel SAC Colonel   See fewer
Paul Tompkins
SAC Aide #1 SAC Aide #1   See fewer
Tony Rayner
SAC Computer Operator SAC Computer Operator   See fewer
Richard Speight Jr.
SAC Guard (as Richard Speight) SAC Guard (as Richard Speight)   See fewer
T.R. Marino
SAC Aide #2 SAC Aide #2   See fewer
Steve Eastin
Smitty Smitty   See fewer
Steve Rankin
E-4 Pilot E-4 Pilot   See fewer
Mike Gomez
E-4 Co-Pilot E-4 Co-Pilot   See fewer
Scott Trost
E-4 Radioman E-4 Radioman   See fewer
Pat Skipper
Secret Service Agent Secret Service Agent   See fewer
Adrian Ricard
Mother in Woods Mother in Woods   See fewer
Douglas Tolbert
Little Boy in Woods Little Boy in Woods   See fewer
Bill Moynihan
Hooded Medic Hooded Medic   See fewer
Dagmar Stansova
Turkish Controller (as Dagmar Stanec) Turkish Controller (as Dagmar Stanec)   See fewer
Ray Nazzari
Turkish Coordinating Inspector Turkish Coordinating Inspector   See fewer
Richard Assad
Turkish Controller Turkish Controller   See fewer
Andrew Divoff
Russian Premier's Assistant (voice) (uncredited) Russian Premier's Assistant (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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