The story of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962—the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missile bases established on the Soviet-allied island of Cuba.
- Year: 2000
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: History, Thriller
- Studio: New Line Cinema, Beacon Communications, Beacon Pictures, Tig Productions, Buena Vista International, Hollywood Pictures
- Keyword: usa president, politics, atomic bomb, cold war, john f. kennedy, threat, cuban missile crisis, diplomacy, 1960s
- Director: Roger Donaldson
- Cast: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp, Dylan Baker, Michael Fairman, Henry Strozier