The Day After

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The Day After
GenreScience fiction
Postapocalyptic
Distributed byABC
Directed byNicholas Meyer
Produced byStephanie Austin (associate producer)
Robert Papazian (producer)
Written byEdward Hume
StarringJason Robards
JoBeth Williams
Steve Guttenberg
John Cullum
John Lithgow
Amy Madigan
Music byDavid Raksin
Virgil Thomson
CinematographyGayne Rescher
Editing byWilliam Paul Dornisch
Robert Florio
Production companyABC Circle Films
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Original channelABC
Release dateNovember 20, 1983
Running time126 minutes

The Day After is an American television movie. It was first shown on ABC on November 20, 1983. Over 100 million people watched the movie when it was first shown.[1] When it was first shown, it caused a lot of controversy and discussion due to what it was about and what it showed.

The movie is about a fictional nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union. It follows several citizens and the people they see after a nuclear attack on Lawrence, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri.

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  1. "Tipoff". The Ledger. January 20, 1989. Retrieved October 11, 2011.

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