Final Countdown (1980)
|Far-fetched but plausable, this is a story about an aircraft carrier traveling backwards in time, just before the start of WWII. The uss nimitz is cruising peacefully 200 miles off pearl harbor when it is suddenly caught in a massive electrical storm and almost immediately the sea becomes calm again.|
Editor's NoteWhen an inexplicable phenomenon transports a modern nuclear warship back in time to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the crew must decide between allowing the bloody attack to take place and preventing it, which could forever change the course of history. This thrilling science fiction blockbuster features a stellar cast, including Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Charles Durning, Katherine Ross and James Farentino, as the crew and war era government officials who must decide the future of the world.
Cast & Crew
|James C. Lawrence|
|Fernando Carrere - Production Designer|
|Victor J. Kemper - Director of Photography|
|Ray Summers - Costume Designer|
|John Scott - Composer|
|Robert K. Lambert - Editor|
|Don Taylor - Director|
Plot SummaryDue to a freak electrical storm, the USS Nimitz, the world's largest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, is transported back to December 6, 1941, in time to head off the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. As the fateful hour grows near, the ship's commanders must wrestle with the moral and ethical dilemmas of interfering with the progress of history.