Kevin Costner stars in Thirteen Days on Blu-ray, a gripping story about US and Soviet tensions at the height of the Cold War.
In October, 1962, U-2 surveillance photos reveal that the Soviet Union is placing nuclear weapons in Cuba. These weapons could wipe out most of the Eastern United States in minutes. President Kennedy is determined to show that he is strong enough to stand up to the threat, and the Pentagon advises military strikes against Cuba, followed by an invasion.
But Kennedy wants to avoid a chain reaction that will lead to a nuclear war. As assembly of the missiles in Cuba nears completion, consultations at the White House reach a fever pitch, resulting in the controversial decision to enforce a naval blockade of the island.