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The Final Countdown 1980

  • Don Taylor
  • August 1, 1980
  • 103 mins
  • English
  • Action, Science Fiction
Trapped outside the boundaries of time and space... 102 aircraft... 6,000 men... all missing.
In 1980, the US Navy's most powerful warship, the USS Nimitz, is caught in a storm during routine manoeuvres in the Pacific. Enveloped by a strange green light, the ship passes through a vortex and when they emerge, their communications have been cut off. The ship's Captain (Kirk Douglas) sends out a patrol and the F-14 pilots are shocked to encounter vintage Japanese warplanes.


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Incredible sci-fi movie from the 80s. Has better F14 shots than Top Gun. The Blu-ray is great, the making of is excellent and includes many of the F14 pilots.

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Awesome movie that didn't make any sense at all with plenty of plot holes -- isn't that what the 80's were all about? =P

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Didn't really care for this movie. Granted, the 80's were pretty cheesy for movies, but, this plot was not complete and what was Martin Sheen doing on the boat, except to be an annoyance??

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