Thirteen Days

Thirteen Days

  • PG-13
  • 2000
  • 145 min
  • USA
  • drama, thriller

Dramatisation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missle bases established on the Soviet allied island of Cuba. Shown from the perspective of the US President, John F Kennedy, his staff and advisors.

Director: Roger Donaldson

Screenwriter: David Self

Stars: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp

Thirteen Days offers a compelling look at the Cuban Missile Crisis, and its talented cast deftly portrays the real-life people who were involved.


  • Roger Donaldson
    Roger Donaldson

    Roger Donaldson (born 15 November 1945) is an Australian-born New Zealand film producer, director and writer who has made numerous successful movies. He was a co-founder of the New Zealand Film Commission.

Main Cast


Producer: Peter O. Almond, Armyan Bernstein, Kevin Costner

Editor: Conrad Buff IV

Casting: Dianne Crittenden

Director Of Photography: Andrzej Bartkowiak

Original Music Composer: Trevor Jones

Costume Design: Isis Mussenden

Executive Producer: Marc Abraham, Thomas A. Bliss

Production Design: J. Dennis Washington


Year: 2000

Runtime: 145 min

Country: USA

Language: English, Russian

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS