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1941 is a american film of genre War directed by Steven Spielberg released in USA on 14 december 1979 with Dan Aykroyd

1941 (1979)

1941
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Released in USA 14 december 1979
Length 1h58
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres War,    Comedy,    Action
Rating57% 2.8997352.8997352.8997352.8997352.899735

1941 is a 1979 period comedy film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, and featuring an ensemble cast including Dan Aykroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, John Candy, Christopher Lee, Toshiro Mifune, and Robert Stack. The story involves a panic in the Los Angeles area after the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

Although not as financially or critically successful as many of Spielberg's other films, it received belated popularity after an expanded version aired on ABC and its subsequent home video reissues, raising it to cult status.

Co-writer Gale stated the plot is loosely based on what has come to be known as the Great Los Angeles Air Raid of 1942 as well as the bombardment of the Ellwood oil refinery, near Santa Barbara, by a Japanese submarine. Many other events in the film were based on real incidents, including the Zoot Suit Riots and an incident in which the U.S. Army placed an anti-aircraft gun in a homeowner's yard on the Maine coast.

Synopsis

On Saturday, December 13, 1941 at 7:01 a.m., a woman goes swimming somewhere on the California coast, only to find a Japanese submarine surfacing beneath her. The submarine crew believes they have arrived in Hollywood, and the vessel submerges while the woman swims to safety.

Actors

Dan Aykroyd

(Sgt. Frank Tree)
Ned Beatty

(Ward Douglas)
John Belushi

(Capt. Wild Bill Kelso)
Lorraine Gary

(Joan Douglas)
Murray Hamilton

(Claude Crumn)
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