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Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992)

PG-13
TV Movie | 90 min | Drama

The real-life struggle to contain the environmental and financial damage caused to Alaska by the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez is dramatized.See moreThe real-life struggle to contain the environmental and financial damage caused to Alaska by the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez is dramatized. Written by David Stumme See less
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Director
Writers
Michael Baker (screenplay) (research) | Bob Duffield (research)
Composer
David Ferguson (music composed by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Dave King (as David King)
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Updated Dec 12, 1992

Release date
Dec 12, 1992 (United States)

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69 cast members
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John Heard
Dan Lawn - State of Alaska Dan Lawn - State of Alaska   See fewer
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Bob Gunton
Larry Dietrick - State of Alaska Larry Dietrick - State of Alaska   See fewer
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Mark Metcalf
Dennis Kelso - State of Alaska Dennis Kelso - State of Alaska   See fewer
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Bruce Gray
Governor Steve Cowper - State of Alaska Governor Steve Cowper - State of Alaska   See fewer
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Jo Bates
Michelle Brown - State of Alaska (as Jo-Anne Bates) Michelle Brown - State of Alaska (as Jo-Anne Bates)   See fewer
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Walter Marsh
John Janssen - State of Alaska (as Wally Marsh) John Janssen - State of Alaska (as Wally Marsh)   See fewer
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John Maclaren
Al Kegler - State of Alaska Al Kegler - State of Alaska   See fewer
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Marek Czuma
Jim Hayden - State of Alaska Jim Hayden - State of Alaska   See fewer
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Susan Astley
Jan Jackson - State of Alaska Jan Jackson - State of Alaska   See fewer
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Lochlyn Munro
Trooper Mike Fox - State of Alaska Trooper Mike Fox - State of Alaska   See fewer
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Wally Dalton
Senator - State of Alaska Senator - State of Alaska   See fewer
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Frank C. Turner
Biologist - State of Alaska Biologist - State of Alaska   See fewer
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Christopher Lloyd
Frank Iarossi - Exxon Frank Iarossi - Exxon   See fewer
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Ron Frazier
Don Cornett - Exxon Don Cornett - Exxon   See fewer
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Remak Ramsay
Craig Rassinier - Exxon Craig Rassinier - Exxon   See fewer
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Malcolm Stewart
Dr. Gordon Lindblom - Exxon Dr. Gordon Lindblom - Exxon   See fewer
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Richard Sargent
Ulysses Legrange - Exxon Ulysses Legrange - Exxon   See fewer
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Tom McBeath
Bill Deppe - Exxon (as Tom Mcbeath) Bill Deppe - Exxon (as Tom Mcbeath)   See fewer
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Forbes Angus
Paul Myers - Exxon Paul Myers - Exxon   See fewer
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Patricia Dahlquist
Millie Iarossi - Exxon Millie Iarossi - Exxon   See fewer
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Don S. Davis
Bill Stevens - Exxon Bill Stevens - Exxon   See fewer
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Paul Guilfoyle
Commander Steve Mccall - US Coast Guard Commander Steve Mccall - US Coast Guard   See fewer
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Gary Reineke
Rear Admiral Nelson - US Coast Guard Rear Admiral Nelson - US Coast Guard   See fewer
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Eric Keenleyside
Gordon Taylor - US Coast Guard Gordon Taylor - US Coast Guard   See fewer
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Andrew Wheeler
Bruce Blanford - US Coast Guard Bruce Blanford - US Coast Guard   See fewer
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Michael Patten
Tom Falkenstein - US Coast Guard Tom Falkenstein - US Coast Guard   See fewer
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J.B. Bivens
Mark Delozier - US Coast Guard Mark Delozier - US Coast Guard   See fewer
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Rip Torn
Admiral Paul Yost - Presidential Delegation Admiral Paul Yost - Presidential Delegation   See fewer
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Michael Murphy
Bill Reilly - Presidential Delegation Bill Reilly - Presidential Delegation   See fewer
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Kenneth Welsh
Sam Skinner - Presidential Delegation Sam Skinner - Presidential Delegation   See fewer
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Peter Yunker
John Gaughan - Presidential Delegation John Gaughan - Presidential Delegation   See fewer
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Myron Natwick
George M. Nelson - Alyeska George M. Nelson - Alyeska   See fewer
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Alex Bruhanski
Chuck O'Donnell - Alyeska Chuck O'Donnell - Alyeska   See fewer
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Bill Dow
Larry Shier - Alyeska Larry Shier - Alyeska   See fewer
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Ken Camroux-Taylor
Dave Barnum - Alyeska (as Ken Camroux) Dave Barnum - Alyeska (as Ken Camroux)   See fewer
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Leslie Carlson
Theo Polasek - Alyeska Theo Polasek - Alyeska   See fewer
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Jackson Davies
Captain Hazelwood - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez' Captain Hazelwood - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez'   See fewer
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Philip Granger
3rd Mate Greg Cousins - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez' 3rd Mate Greg Cousins - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez'   See fewer
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Peter LaCroix
Helmsman Claar - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez' (as Peter Lacroix) Helmsman Claar - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez' (as Peter Lacroix)   See fewer
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Peg Christopherson
A.B. Maureen Jones - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez' A.B. Maureen Jones - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez'   See fewer
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Nathan Vanering
Helmsman Kagan - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez' Helmsman Kagan - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez'   See fewer
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Anthony Ulc
1st Mate Kunkel - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez' 1st Mate Kunkel - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez'   See fewer
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Dwight McFee
Crewman - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez' (as Dwight Mcfee) Crewman - Tanker 'Exxon Valdez' (as Dwight Mcfee)   See fewer
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David Morse
Rick Steiner - Fishermen Rick Steiner - Fishermen   See fewer
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Timothy Webber
Jack Lamb - Fishermen Jack Lamb - Fishermen   See fewer
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Tamsin Kelsey
Dr. Riki Ott - Fishermen Dr. Riki Ott - Fishermen   See fewer
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Michael J Rogers
David Grimes - Fishermen (as Michael Rogers) David Grimes - Fishermen (as Michael Rogers)   See fewer
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Danny Virtue
Baker - Fishermen Baker - Fishermen   See fewer
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Meredith Bain Woodward
Woman Reporter - Media (as Meredith Woodward) Woman Reporter - Media (as Meredith Woodward)   See fewer
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Pamela Martin
TV Reporter - Media TV Reporter - Media   See fewer
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Kevin Hayes
TV Reporter - Media TV Reporter - Media   See fewer
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Kathi Goertzen
TV Newscaster - Media (as Kathy Goertzen) TV Newscaster - Media (as Kathy Goertzen)   See fewer
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Barry Judge
TV Newscaster - Media TV Newscaster - Media   See fewer
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Gary Justice
TV Newscaster - Media TV Newscaster - Media   See fewer
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Sam Shields
Journalist - Media Journalist - Media   See fewer
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Sonja Bakker
Journalist - Media (as Sonya Bakker) Journalist - Media (as Sonya Bakker)   See fewer
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Jeff Rechner
Journalist - Media Journalist - Media   See fewer
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Leigh Morrow
Journalist - Media Journalist - Media   See fewer
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Peter Anderson
Questioner #1 - People of Valdez Questioner #1 - People of Valdez   See fewer
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Karen Elizabeth Austin
Questioner #2 - People of Valdez (as Karen Austin) Questioner #2 - People of Valdez (as Karen Austin)   See fewer
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Tom Heaton
Questioner #3 - People of Valdez Questioner #3 - People of Valdez   See fewer
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Hilary Strang
Questioner #4 - People of Valdez Questioner #4 - People of Valdez   See fewer
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Bill Croft
Questioner #5 - People of Valdez Questioner #5 - People of Valdez   See fewer
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Lloyd Berry
Questioner #6 - People of Valdez Questioner #6 - People of Valdez   See fewer
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Adrien Dorval
Questioner #7 - People of Valdez (as Adrian Dorval) Questioner #7 - People of Valdez (as Adrian Dorval)   See fewer
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Mark Brandon
Narrator (voice) Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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David Todd Armstrong
Man in Fisherman's Union Hall (uncredited) Man in Fisherman's Union Hall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jonathan Hagey
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Michelucci
Fisherman at brawl (uncredited) Fisherman at brawl (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 241 votes