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(2001)

Plot Summary

  • Pearl Harbor is a classic tale of romance set during a war that complicates everything. It all starts when childhood friends Rafe and Danny become Army Air Corps pilots and meet Evelyn, a Navy nurse. Rafe falls head over heels and next thing you know Evelyn and Rafe are hooking up. Then Rafe volunteers to go fight in Britain and Evelyn and Danny get transferred to Pearl Harbor. While Rafe is off fighting everything gets completely whack and next thing you know everybody is in the middle of an air raid we now know as "Pearl Harbor."

    - Written by shoppingurl3
  • Rafe and Danny are best friends who are also pilots. When World War II breaks out in Europe, America chooses not to join but they train nonetheless, so Rafe and Danny join the Army Air Corps. Rafe meets a nurse named Evelyn and falls for her. But when he gets an opportunity to go join the Britsh Air Corps, he jumps at it. Shortly after he leaves, he gets shot down and is reported killed. Danny and Evelyn who are stationed in Pearl Harbor, lean on each other after learning of what happened to Rafe. It isn't long that they're together. But suddenly Rafe returns. And when he learns about them, he freaks out and he goes after Danny. But suddenly Pearl Harbor is attacked, and they shoot down some the planes attacking them. Later, Roosevelt decides to retaliate against Japan and Colonel Doolittle is placed in charge and asks Rafe and Danny to join him and they accept knowing that the chances of them coming back is slim. But things between them are still tense.

    - Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com
  • The classic story of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is told through the eyes of two boyhood friends, now serving as officers in the Army Air Corps. Rafe is an energetic young pilot who is selected to fly with the British in Europe while America is still not at war. After Rafe is shot down and presumed killed, however, Danny comforts Rafe's former lover, Evelyn, and the two draw closer. But, when Rafe turns up alive, the two former friends become enemies, and it is through the turmoil of Pearl Harbor that the two may reconcile their differences.

    - Written by Anthony Hughes <husnock31@hotmail.com>
  • It's a Sunday morning on December 7, 1941. After being presumed dead during the Battle of Britain, Capt. Rafe McCawley struggle in his relationship with Nurse Lt. Evelyn Johnson, as well as his best friend, Capt. Danny Walker, who is also taking a shine towards Evelyn. Whilst this is going on, Japan are planning a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor

    - Written by FilmFanUk
  • Danny Walker and Rafe McCawley have been friends since childhood. They learned to fly together and they both join the Army Air Corps as pilots well before the US enters World War II. Rafe has started a relationship with Navy Nurse Evelyn Johnson but after he volunteers to join the RAF Eagle Squadron, it's Evelyn and Danny who find themselves re-assigned to Pearl Harbor in mid-1941. When Rafe is reported killed in action, they soon form a close romantic relationship only to suddenly learn, months later, that Rafe is alive and well. In the midst of this love triangle comes to Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor with Rafe and Danny eventually assigned to Col. Jimmy Doolittle's raid on Tokyo.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • Pearl Harbor follows the story of two best friends, Rafe and Danny, and their love lives as they go off to join the war.

    - Written by <iamsupergeek@hotmail.com>

Synopsis

In 1923, two Tennessee boys, Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker, pretending to fight the Germans, climb into Rafe's father's biplane cropduster and accidentally start it...

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