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Pearl Harbor is a american film of genre Drama directed by Michael Bay released in USA on 21 may 2001 with Ben Affleck

Pearl Harbor (2001)

Pearl Harbor
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Released in USA 21 may 2001
Length 3h3
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    War,    Action,    Historical,    Romance
Rating62% 3.1049253.1049253.1049253.1049253.104925

Pearl Harbor is a 2001 American war film with romance and action elements. It was directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and written by Randall Wallace. It features an ensemble cast, including Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Tom Sizemore, Jon Voight, Colm Feore, and Alec Baldwin.

Pearl Harbor is a dramatic retelling of the Blitz, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and the Doolittle Raid. Despite receiving mostly negative reviews from critics, Pearl Harbor became a major box office success, earning nearly $450 million worldwide It was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning in the category of Best Sound Editing. However, it was also nominated for six Golden Raspberry Awards, including Worst Picture. This marked the first occurrence of a Worst-Picture-nominated film winning an Academy Award.

Synopsis

In 1923 Tennessee, two young boys, Rafe McCawley (Jesse James) and Danny Walker (Reiley McClendon), play together in the back of an old biplane, pretending to be soldiers fighting the Germans in World War I. After Rafe's father lands his biplane and leaves, Rafe and Danny climb into the plane and Rafe accidentally starts it, giving the boys their first experience at flight. Soon afterward, Danny's father (William Fichtner) comes to take him home. He calls Rafe a "stupid boy" and beats Danny. In an effort to protect Danny, Rafe hits Danny's father with an old propeller and calls him a "dirty German". Danny's father reacts by saying he fought the Germans in the trenches in France during World War I, and that he prays that no one will ever have to see the things he saw.

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