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American Warships (2012)

American Battleship (original title)
TV-14 | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Video 15 May 2012
When a US plane is taken down over seas by an unknown assailant, the army is sure it was North Korea and a new war is about to break out. Even worse, the true attacker is an alien armed force and only one old battleship can stop them.

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Captain James Winston
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General Hugh McKraken
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Lt. Caroline Bradley
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Dr. Julia Flynn
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Secretary Of Defense Alter
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1st Officer Bryant
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Lt. Cmdr. Juarez
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Lt. Anders
April Ezell Wilson ...
Dr. Erica Billman
David Polinsky ...
Admiral Hollis
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Communications Officer Wexler
Robin Robertson ...
Major (as Robin Dale Robertson)
Josh Cohen ...
Weapons Officer Clancy
Aaron Griswold ...
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When a US plane is taken down over seas by an unknown assailant, the army is sure it was North Korea and a new war is about to break out. Even worse, the true attacker is an alien armed force and only one old battleship can stop them.

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When Modern Weapons Fail...It's Time To Bring In The Big Guns


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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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The flight of four aircraft referred to as the "cavalry" are uncredited in the movie, but are a group of aviators flying Nanchang CJ-6As from Northern California. The clip appears to be have been filmed during the 2011 Fleet Week Airshow over the San Francisco Bay. See more »

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The supposed B-2 crew member shown just before the B-2 crashes isn't wearing a flight suit or any other equipment associated with modern U.S. Air Force aircrews. See more »

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1st Officer Bryant: Get back to your stations or you're all on report!
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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1950's B grade for the 21st Century
15 October 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie reminded me very much of those 1950's science fiction movies I grew up with. Poor acting at time laughable special effects a plot so full of holes you could steer a battleship threw but still enjoyable for what it is a bit of fun science fiction made on a tight budget.

Although the plot lines are similar I actually enjoyed this move far more than "Battleship" which I felt over relied on CGI. The Alien ships where simple and didn't take 5 minutes just to change it's self into some type of transformer.

Look if your looking for a summer block buster with massive CGI your going to hate this movie however if you just look at it as bit of science fluff it's enjoyable and quite frankly a damn site better than many science fiction movies made on the cheap.


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