MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 10,293 this week

The Highest Honor (1982)

 -  War | Drama  -  1984 (USA)
7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 86 users  
Reviews: 9 user

The true story of a daring raid on Japanese-occupied Singapore Harbour by Australian and British troops during WWII.

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 150 titles
created 15 Sep 2010
 
list image
a list of 14 titles
created 28 Aug 2011
 
R13
a list of 37 titles
created 03 Sep 2012
 
a list of 361 titles
created 04 Mar 2013
 
a list of 128 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Highest Honor (1982)

The Highest Honor (1982) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Highest Honor.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A group of Australian commandos launch a secret mission against Japanese forces in World War II.

Director: Tim Burstall
Stars: John Phillip Law, Mel Gibson, Sam Neill
Heroes II: The Return (TV Movie 1991)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The true and tragic story of Operation Rimau, one of the most daring raids of WW2. In September 1944 Ivan Lyon and 22 Australian and British troops attempted to blow up Japanese ships in ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Crombie
Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Christopher Morsley, John Bach
War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Cut off by the Japanese advance into Burma, Captain Langford (Stanley Baker) and his exhausted British troops take over an enemy-held jungle village. Despite the protests of an elderly ... See full summary »

Director: Val Guest
Stars: Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Leo McKern
Project X (1968)
Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A spy is brought back from cryogenic suspension after being almost killed in a plane crash returning from a mission to learn about a deadly new weapon being developed in the East. But the ... See full summary »

Director: William Castle
Stars: Christopher George, Greta Baldwin, Henry Jones
Augustine (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A look at the relationship between pioneering 19th century French neurologist Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and his star teenage patient, a kitchen maid who is left partially paralyzed after a seizure.

Director: Alice Winocour
Stars: Vincent Lindon, Stéphan Wojtowicz, Soko
Santa Sangre (1989)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the ... See full summary »

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Stars: Axel Jodorowsky, Blanca Guerra, Guy Stockwell
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A couple navigate their way through a pregnancy filled with doubt, grief and trepidation.

Director: Sean Hanish
Stars: Minnie Driver, Paul Adelstein, Alfred Molina
Break of Day (1976)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Tom Cooper, a married man recently returned from WWI, falls in love with an artist visiting his country town, but he has misgivings after meeting her city friends.

Director: Ken Hannam
Stars: Sara Kestelman, Andrew McFarlane, Ingrid Mason
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Aitkens ...
Maj. R.M. Ingleton
Vincent Ball ...
Lt. Cmdr. Hubert Marsham
Craig Ballard ...
Lt. B. Raymond
James Belton ...
Lt. H.R. Ross
...
A.B. W.G. Falls
Tony Bonner ...
Lt. W.G. Carey
Alan Cassell ...
Lt. Ted Carse
Warren Coleman ...
Leading Seaman K.P. Cain
Diane Craig ...
Mrs. Page
Slim DeGrey ...
Leading Stoker J.P. McDowell
George Duff ...
Cpl. A.G. Campbell
Tim Elston ...
Sgt. D.P. Gooley
Takuya Fujioka ...
Matsumoto
Ken Goodlet ...
Bill Reynolds
John Griffiths ...
Sgt. C.B. Cameron
Edit

Storyline

On 11 September 1944, a squad of 23 Australian and British soldiers lead by Lieutanant-Colonel Ivan Lyon leave Fremantle bound for Indonesia as part of Operation Rimau, an attempted repeat of the highly-successful Operation Jaywick the previous year in which nearly sixty ships in Japanese-occupied Singapore Harbour were destroyed. Written by Alexander Lum

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

War | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Southern Cross  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The actual World War II mission that this movie is based on was Operation Rimau which was undertaken in 1944. This was an Allied mission of Z Special Force and was similar to an earlier mission entitled Operation Jaywick which had been undertaken one year earlier in September 1943. Operation Rimau's aim was to blow-up Japanese ships with limpet mines in Singapore Harbour. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Unforgettable
5 June 1999 | by (CALIFORNIA) – See all my reviews

I saw this Australian film about 10 years ago and have never forgotten it. The movie shows the horror of war in a way that Hollywood usually glosses over. The relationship between the soldiers of the two warring countries is highlighted by the differences in culture and the ultimate knowledge that in the end we are all really not different on the inside. If you can find any type of copy of this--buy or rent it. You won't be disappointed, just awed.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Highest Honor (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?