4.6/10
441
7 user 1 critic

The Finest Hour (1992)

R | | Drama, War | 29 April 1992 (Japan)
Macho Lawrence 'Larry' Hammer and frailer Dean Mazzoli initially rival as U.S. Navy SEAL trainees, but become buddies in instructor chief petty officer Bosco's merciless training class. The... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Called up for jury duty, Richard Dice finds his first crush and only real, but unrequited love, on trial for murder. Richard desperately tries to prove Mollys innocence while untangling a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Stars: Rob Lowe, Colleen Camp, Kenneth Mars
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Brilliant renegade hacker Mike Cleary and his crack team have finally debugged Guardian, his software program designed to block government cyber snooping. It's going to make them all rich. ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Heap
Stars: Rob Lowe, Sofia Shinas, James Kidnie
Fox Hunt (1996)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Michael Berns
Stars: Andrew Bowen, Robia LaMorte, Timothy Bottoms
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Director: Craig Gillespie
Stars: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks. When the ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Rifkin
Stars: Judd Nelson, Bill Paxton, Wayne Newton
First Degree (Video 1995)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A police detective's personal involvement with a beautiful widow takes a professional turn when she is accused of murdering her husband.

Director: Jeff Woolnough
Stars: Rob Lowe, Leslie Hope, Tom McCamus
For Hire (1998)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Chicago cabbie Mitch Lawrence is a man whose dreams are starting to fade. His only shining light is his loving and pregnant wife. When one of his clients, author Lou Webber offers him money... See full summary »

Director: Jean Pellerin
Stars: Rob Lowe, Joe Mantegna, Bronwen Booth
Oxford Blues (1984)
Comedy | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A young American hustler pursues the girl of his dreams to Oxford, where he must enroll to obtain her.

Director: Robert Boris
Stars: Rob Lowe, Ally Sheedy, Amanda Pays
On Dangerous Ground (TV Movie 1996)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

When they learn of a secret covenant on the status of Hong Kong signed by Mao in 1944, Chinese factions, the British government, Hong Kong businessmen, AND the Mafia all try to be the first... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Stars: Rob Lowe, Kenneth Cranham, Deborah Moore
Dead Silent (1999)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Young Amanda witnesses her parents' murder and is rendered mute. Her aunt Julia temporarily takes her in but soon discovers that her dead sister and brother-in-law may have held a secret ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Cardinal
Stars: Rob Lowe, Catherine Mary Stewart, Arlen Aguayo-Stewart
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Six friends get together for a New Years party. When the guests leave, an old man enters and offers these six friends an opportunity to see the next year of their lives. What they will see, will forever change their lives and destiny.

Director: Les Shepherd
Stars: Jeff Eveleth, Geoff Byrd, Becky Garcia
Documentary | Biography | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A biography of Winston Churchill, shown through re-creations and actual film footage and told by Orson Welles with voice-overs by the listed actors for the recreated scenes.

Director: Peter Baylis
Stars: George Baker, Faith Brook, David Healy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Lawrence Hammer
Gale Hansen ...
Dean Mazzoli
...
Barbara
Eb Lottimer ...
Bosco
Baruch Dror ...
Greenspan
Daniel Dieker ...
Albie
Michael Fountain ...
Carter
Evyatar Lazar ...
Moonjean
Tae-joon Lee ...
T.J. (as Henry Taejoon Lee)
Ari Sorko-Ram ...
Petersen
Erik Degn ...
Thurston
Natan Sgan-Cohen ...
Franklin
Jonathan Herson ...
(as Jon J. Herson)
...
Commander
John Phillips
Edit

Storyline

Macho Lawrence 'Larry' Hammer and frailer Dean Mazzoli initially rival as U.S. Navy SEAL trainees, but become buddies in instructor chief petty officer Bosco's merciless training class. The friends date two girls, but both love Barbara, who chooses to marry Larry, as ideal father for her pre-teen son. After graduation from Basic UDT/SEAL training, they choose opposite oceans for further training. However Sadam Husein's invasion of Kuwait gets both mobilized in the same unit, with Bosco, who gets captured and tortured. Dean learns Barbara has left adulterer Larry. They mount a rescue together, taking risks even on their own side. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | War

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 April 1992 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Desert Shield  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in State of Play: Episode #1.4 (2003) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not Good
8 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was previewed before Captain America. I don't think I need to say anymore. They're both as good as each other.

And by that I mean they're totally awesome! Never before has the emotion of the Gulf War been captured on film with such accuracy! Rob Lowe is a god of the silver screen! The way he owns the screen, its perfect! This movie challenges conventional war films by being sub-conventional! Standards are reduced to bouts of hilarity! Okay, I'm lying, this movie can't be good.

Honestly.

It just can't.


1 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD release Winter1X
Soundtrack? susi21288-1
They Are Always Soo Surprised emjee-1
Discuss The Finest Hour (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?