Thirteen Days

Visible crew/equipment: In all the President Kennedy White House shots, you can see the boom mic peak down several times. Look for the group shots, and the boom mic will be there.


Visible crew/equipment: At 54:20 they show the commander of the ship looking through binoculars they then show a shot of the two ships taken from what was supposed to be the American military ship. On the far left of the screen is the American ship visible is somebody in a blue life jacket just like the military personnel however there is someone else who is sitting down with long hair and a beard (most likely a crew member), that is obviously not in the military. (00:54:15)

Visible crew/equipment: In the beginning of the film when the family is gathered around the table for a meal, the crew, cameras, and lights are visible in the reflections of the window.

Continuity mistake: On the Pentagon the plot shows the USS John R Pierce intercepting the two Soviet ship but the marker on the plot says DD722 (it is upside down). DD722 was the USS Barton whilst the Pierce is correctly shown in the external shots as DD753. (01:12:25)

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President Kennedy: Well, who the hell authorized this missile test?
Robert Kennedy: Who do you think? God knows what this is gonna communicate to the Soviets.
Kenny O'Donnell: Communicate with the Soviets? We can't communicate with the Pentagon - and it's just across the goddamn river.

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Trivia: This is the second JFK-related film starring Kevin Costner in which he has played someone other than Kennedy. The first was 'JFK'.

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