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Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History | 25 May 2001 (USA)
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A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Capt. Rafe McCawley
... Capt. Danny Walker
... Nurse Lt. Evelyn Johnson
... Lt. Billy Thompson
Greg Zola ... Lt. Anthony Fusco
... Lt. Red Winkle
... Lt. Col. James Doolittle
... Nurse Betty Bayer (as James King)
... Nurse Barbara
... Nurse Sandra
... President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
... Petty Officer Doris Miller
... Lt. Gooz Wood
... Joe (as Matt Davis)
... Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto
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Storyline

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

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sustained intense war sequences, images of wounded, brief sensuality and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 May 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$140,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$75,177,654, 27 May 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$198,542,554

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$449,220,945
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(70 mm print) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| (as dts) (DTS HD Master Audio 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| (as Dolby Digital) (Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| (as Sony Dynamic Digital Sound) (8 channels) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| (Dolby Atmos) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| (D-Cinema prints) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)

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(Technicolor)

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2.55 : 1
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Trivia

The film cast includes three Oscar winners: Ben Affleck, Cuba Gooding, Jr., and Jon Voight; and five Oscar nominees: Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Mako, Peter Firth, and Michael Shannon. See more »

Goofs

When Nurse Evelyn is holding her fingers in the soldier's neck artery, she uses her right hand. When she asks the doctor what he needs, and turns to get it, she turns her body completely (and her right arm elbow is crooked) obviously taking her fingers away from the man's wound. She then hands the item to the doctor (again with the right hand). There is a cut away to show her hand still on the wound. See more »

Quotes

Gooz: Well how're you gonna know they're submerged if they're submerged?
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Connections

Referenced in The Holiday (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Jeepers Creepers
Written by Harry Warren and Johnny Mercer
Performed by Louis Armstrong
Courtesy of MCA Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Historical Trivia
24 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

In 1941 it cost the Empire of Japan 147 thousand dollars to stage the three hour attack on Pearl Harbor.

In 2001 Michael Bay spent $132 MILLION dollars to film the event, and ran four minutes longer.

Even taking into account 60 years of inflation, the Japanese did a better job with a smaller budget...

Due to the ten line minimum submission this may be too short - but sometimes less is more.

20th Century Fox already did the Pearl Harbor attack in Tora Tora Tora - and did an excellent job. Michael Bay should have left well enough alone.


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