Reportedly based on a true incident during World War II involving an anti-radar or invisibility experiment that caused the U.S. Navy destroyer escort USS Eldridge to disappear from Philadelphia Harbor. Two of the ship's sailors finds themselves thrown 40 years into the future to 1984. Written by
K. Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org> and D. Conwill <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
According to "The Making of The Philadelphia Experiment", the Wendover, Utah air base used in the film's climactic fire sequence was where the Enola Gay was outfitted for its historic flight in 1945. See more
David and Jimmy's hairstyles are not characteristic of those found in the 1940s, particularly for Sailors. This is also true for several of the other men seen during this time period in the film. See more
[sees President Ronald Reagan giving a speech on television
Hey, I know this guy. Is this another movie?
No, David, it's not another movie.
Referenced in The Triangle
I'll Never Smile Again
Written by Ruth Lowe See more