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Seven Days in May

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MPAA Rating: NR
Genre: Thriller
Director: John Frankenheimer

U.S. President Jordan Lyman hopes to bring an end to the Cold War by signing a nuclear disarmament treaty with the Soviets, much to the displeasure of the hawkish General James Scott, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. When Scott's aide, Martin ''Jiggs'' Casey stumbles on shattering evidence that the General is plotting a coup to overthrow Lyman in seven days, ''Jiggs'' alerts the President, setting off a dangerous race to thwart the takeover.

Cast :

  • Burt Lancaster
  • Gen. James Mattoon Scott
  • Kirk Douglas
  • Col. Martin 'Jiggs' Casey
  • Fredric March
  • President Jordan Lyman
  • Ava Gardner
  • Eleanor 'Ellie' Holbrook
  • Edmond O'Brien
  • Sen. Raymond Clark
  • Martin Balsam
  • Paul Girard
  • George Macready
  • Christopher Todd
  • Whit Bissell
  • Sen. Frederick Prentice
  • Hugh Marlowe
  • Harold McPherson
Producers :
John Frankenheimer , Edward Lewis
Writers :

All Upcoming Times for Seven Days in May

  • Fri 4/27
  • 3:15PM-5:30PM
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