Deterrence (2000, Kevin Pollak)

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101 min - Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller - 10 March 2000
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Set in the near future (but filmed before events in the region overtook it), this political thriller centres around nuclear brinksmanship between Iraq and America as key US cities face the threat of attack by missiles.

US President Walter Emerson (Kevin Pollak) must tackle the situation but becomes stranded in a roadside diner after a freak snowstorm and is forced to run operations from there.

Director:  Rod Lurie
Writers:  Rod Lurie
Producer:  Marc Frydman

Release Date:  10 March 2000

Running Time:  1 h 41 min

Genres: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Language:  English

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