- 1 hr 41 min
Deterrence is a thriller set in Colorado in the middle of a blizzard. Walter Emerson is the president of the United States who gets snowed in at a diner in Colorado while out campaigning. While there, he is faced with an international crisis, as Iraq invades Kuwait and kills hundreds of U.S. troops. President Emerson threatens to launch nuclear strikes against Iraq if it won't withdraw but is faced with a dilemma when the Iraqis claim they have nuclear weapons they can launch against the U.S.