Review by eohatdan
July, 26 2008
Pros: Tight plot, good acting, based on a real-life situation.
Cons: A trifle melodramatic and no recognition of U.S. responsibility in causing the crisis.
Review by alexdg1
July, 31 2004
Pros: It's a fascinating account of the Cold War's most perilous crisis.
Cons: It doesn't fit into the average moviegoer's notions of a "must see" film.
Review by George_Chabot
May, 25 2004
Pros: Story, Direction, Acting
Cons: More people need to see this
Review by quidrock
April, 07 2004
Pros: Marvelous direction, suspense, realistic detailing of the times, ensemble.
Cons: Costner; some black and white sequencing that was a little confusing.
Review by ninelives353
May, 26 2003
Pros: Casting of Greenwood/Culp, editing, Donaldson's direction.
Cons: Unlikely to be an accurate representation of the actual facts.
Review by silentrascal
October, 24 2002
Pros: Gripping, compelling, and fascinating retelling of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Cons: Big liberties taken with historical figures. Costner's horrible accent.
Review by ecn71270
September, 05 2002
Pros: Superb historical drama; considerable tension; Bruce Greenwood's portrayal of JFK
Cons: Long and highly involved; Costner's Boston accent is somewhat suspect
Review by lorusso
July, 15 2002
Pros: Great story.Excellent Cast.A well done history lesson.
Review by SParkfan77
June, 27 2002
Pros: ::Interesting story. Infinifilm Extras::
Cons: ::Costner's horrible accent. Pacing, some dialogue::
Review by fat_boy_slim
February, 20 2002
Pros: I'm so blighted by Costner's very ordinary performance I can't find one
Cons: Two words: Kevin Costner
Review by mcommini
January, 13 2002
Pros: At least the two guys portraying the Kennedy brothers resemble them well.
Cons: Costner's pathetic Massachusetts accent attempt, language like crazy.
Review by motivmed
October, 27 2001
Pros: Better than the History Channel.
Cons: Bahstan accent by Costner!
Review by believer77
October, 19 2001
Pros: First-rate cast, direction, sets, script, historical accuracy and outstanding DVD features
Cons: Some important information was left out, but the film is nearly flawless
Review by solleks
October, 02 2001
Pros: Well-crafted script and solid, understated performances.
Cons: Long, will not hold the attention of the action/adventure crowd.
Review by brookelorren
September, 02 2001
Pros: Exciting, seemed fairly realistic
Cons: A little long
Review by Ironcladd
September, 01 2001
Pros: Good portrayal of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Cons: Some invented history, role of O'Donnell, portrayal of RFK.
Review by artbyjude
August, 05 2001
Pros: Story attempts historical accuracy, documentation is impressive, gets your attention
Cons: Performances are consistent with the characters created for the movie, but not with history
Review by jedi8524
July, 31 2001
Pros: Excellent script and superb acting
Cons: The accents are hard to believe.
Review by djustice28
July, 30 2001
Pros: Greatly done. Good Accents.
Review by tian89
July, 29 2001
Pros: Good political movie
Cons: Not much action
Review by popimp916
July, 23 2001
Pros: Great plane/missles scenes. Movie focuses on crisis.
Cons: Costner's accent.