1941

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  • PG
Steven Spielberg directs this riotous farce depicting the hysteria of a cross section of Los Angeles citizens following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The film is loosely based on a true event in which a Japanese submarine surfaced off the California... read more
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Steven Spielberg directs this riotous farce depicting the hysteria of a cross section of Los Angeles citizens following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The film is loosely based on a true event in which a Japanese submarine surfaced off the California coast, setting off a brief wave of panic.

Original Release

12/14/1979

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Cast

Dan Aykroyd Sgt. Frank Tree
Ned Beatty Ward Douglas
John Belushi Capt. Wild Bill Kelso
Lorraine Gary Joan Douglas
Murray Hamilton Claude Crumn
Christopher Lee Capt. Wolfgang von Kleinschmidt
Tim Matheson Capt. Loomis Birkhead
Robert Stack Maj. Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell
Treat Williams Cpl. Chuck 'Stretch' Sitarski
John Candy Mizerany
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Steven Spielberg

Writers

Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale, John Milius

Cast

Dan Aykroyd Sgt. Frank Tree
Ned Beatty Ward Douglas
John Belushi Capt. Wild Bill Kelso
Lorraine Gary Joan Douglas
Murray Hamilton Claude Crumn
Christopher Lee Capt. Wolfgang von Kleinschmidt
Tim Matheson Capt. Loomis Birkhead
Robert Stack Maj. Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell
Treat Williams Cpl. Chuck 'Stretch' Sitarski
John Candy Mizerany
Warren Oates Col. 'Madman' Maddox
Nancy Allen Donna Stratton
Lucille Benson Gas Mama (Eloise) (as Lucille Bensen)
Jordan Cohen Macey Douglas
Elisha Cook Jr. The Patron (Dexter) (as Elisha Cook)
Eddie Deezen Herbie Kazlminsky
Bobby Di Cicco Wally Stephens
Dianne Kay Betty Douglas
Perry Lang Dennis DeSoto
Patti LuPone Lydia Hedberg

Producers

John Milius Executive Producer
Buzz Feitshans Producer
Janet Healy Producer
Michael Kahn Producer

Editors

Michael Kahn

1980 Oscar Best Cinematography Nominated
1980 Oscar Best Sound Nominated
1980 Oscar Best Effects, Visual Effects Nominated
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