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Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-war warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain during a routine patrol. Poitier gets more than he bargained for when the Bedford discovers a Soviet sub in the depths and the captain begins a relentless pursuit, pushing his crew, and the on-screen tension, to breaking point in this chilling cold-war tale of cat and mouse.

  1. James Poe

    Screenplay

  2. Mark Rascovich

    Novel

  3. James B. Harris

    Director

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  1. Richard Widmark

    Richard Widmark

    Captain Eric Finlander, U.S.N.

  2. Sidney Poitier

    Sidney Poitier

    Ben Munceford

  3. Eric Portman

    Eric Portman

    Commodore Wolfgang Schrepke, Deutsche Marine

  4. James MacArthur

    James MacArthur

    Ensign Ralston, U.S.N.

  5. Martin Balsam

    Martin Balsam

    Lieut Cmdr. Chester Potter, M.D., U.S.N.

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The Bedford Incident
The Bedford Incident

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Status Released

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  • October 11, 1965
    PG, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

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100

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