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Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |  Drama  |  12 December 1992 (USA)
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The real-life struggle to contain the environmental and financial damage caused to Alaska by the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez is dramatized.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dan Lawn - State of Alaska
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Larry Dietrick - State of Alaska
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Dennis Kelso - State of Alaska
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Governor Steve Cowper - State of Alaska
Jo Bates ...
Michelle Brown - State of Alaska (as Jo-Anne Bates)
Walter Marsh ...
John Janssen - State of Alaska (as Wally Marsh)
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Al Kegler - State of Alaska
Marek Czuma ...
Jim Hayden - State of Alaska
Susan Astley ...
Jan Jackson - State of Alaska
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Trooper Mike Fox - State of Alaska
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Senator - State of Alaska
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Biologist - State of Alaska
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Frank Iarossi - Exxon
Ron Frazier ...
Don Cornett - Exxon
Remak Ramsay ...
Craig Rassinier - Exxon
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The real-life struggle to contain the environmental and financial damage caused to Alaska by the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez is dramatized. Written by David Stumme <dstumme@rochester.rr.com>

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Very good depiction of events
19 May 2006 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

This made for TV movie/semi-documentary is a good depiction of what happened and what went wrong with the Exxon Valdez in Prince William Sound,Alaska. How the people of Alaska reacted to the spill which was the largest crude oil spill in the history of the United States. It shows how the captain was not on the bridge that night and in such a pristine Alaska sound he should have been until they reached open water. It also made a good argument for super tankers being required to have double hulls in the future and how a gigantic oil spill effects the wildlife and natural beauty of "The Last Frontier". A must see for people concerned with environmental issues.


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