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The Final Countdown

Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 12:44 pm
by jfko6
The Final Countdown is a 1980 alternate history science fiction film about a modern aircraft carrier that travels through time to the day before the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Produced by Peter Vincent Douglas and directed by Don Taylor, the film stars Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, James Farentino, Katharine Ross and Charles Durning. This was Taylor's final film.

Dog Fight Scene, 1941


To acquire the DVD film version, the links are available below here

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Re: The Final Countown

Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 1:17 pm
by German_EPA
this is one of the films i like to see again and again. in german the title is: "der letzte countdown"

Re: The Final Countdown

Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 6:22 am
by Stef
Hi,
we are generaly surprised when we find a very old ration, this lady is surprised by the inspection date of a VERY new 1979 MCI!
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Screenshot from the movie The Final Countdown
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Laurel Scott played by Katharine Ross discovers while marooned on a pacific island Commander Owen's secret

Re: The Final Countdown

Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:06 am
by jfko6
The Final Countdown movie poster from 1980.
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Nuclear Carrier USS Nimitz is sent mysteriously back in time to 1941

The Final Countdown Bantam Paperpack

Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:28 am
by jfko6
This is an original copy of the screenplay for the movie The Final Countdown. The book varies in details and portions of the time travel sequence was not transferred to film.
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ISBN 0-553-12155-3

Re: The Final Countdown

Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2009 2:02 pm
by jfko6
This is another sci-fi time travel movie I enjoyed. It may not be suited to every audience. The movie aged a bit but the HG Wells book stands the test of time. This version of the HG Wells classic will have its advocates and naysayers.
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The Final Countdown

Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2009 8:21 pm
by jfko6
What if you had the power to change history? That is the situation facing the crew of state-of-the-art battleship,
the U.S.S Nimitz when they are hurled back to December 6, 1941.

Re: The Final Countdown

Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2010 10:10 pm
by jfko6
The 30th Anniversary of The Final Countdown is coming up. I wrote a synopsis of the movie on Lockergnome
with analysis of the book which is the actual screenplay for the movie. Review can be found on Lockergnome through the following link.

The Final Countdown — A Memoir In Time Travel

December 7, 1941 -- The Final Countdown Film HD

Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:07 pm
by jfko6
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The Final Countdown is a 1980 alternate history science fiction film about a modern aircraft carrier that travels through time to a day before the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Produced by Peter Vincent Douglas and directed by Don Taylor, the film stars Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, James Farentino, Katharine Ross and Charles Durning. This was Taylor's final film.

Produced with the full cooperation of the U.S. Navy and filmed on board the USS Nimitz supercarrier, The Final Countdown was a moderate success at the box office. In the years that followed, the film has developed a cult status among science fiction and military aviation fans. Source: Wikipedia


Re: The Final Countdown

Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:02 pm
by jfko6


To acquire the DVD film version, the links are available below here

The Final Countdown DVD
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The Final Countdown Blu-ray
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