1941

In the days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, panic grips California, where a military officer leads a mob chasing a Japanese sub.
Year:

1979

Rated:

PG

Run Time:

118 min

Combined Rating:

5.2

Genre:
Action, Comedy, War
Directed by:
Steven Spielberg
Written by:
Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale, John Milius
Release Date:
14 Dec 1979
Main Stars:
John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Treat Williams, Ned Beatty, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Christopher Lee
IMDb Rating:

5.8

RT Critics Rating:

4.2

RT Users Rating:
Letterboxd Rating:

3.4

Metacritic Rating:
Budget:
$35,000,000
Worldwide Gross:
$92,455,742
Profit / Loss:
Awards:
Nominated for 3 Oscars. 6 nominations total
Plot:
Hysteria grips California in the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. An assorted group of defenders attempt to make the coast defensible against an imagined Japanese invasion, in this big-budget, big cast comedy. Members of a Japanese submarine crew scout out the madness, along with a Captain in Germany's Kreigsmarine (Navy).
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