Tora! Tora! Tora! - Special Edition (1970)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Wesley Addy Lt. Commander Kramer
Frank Aletter Lt. Commander Thomas
Martin Balsam Adm. Husband E. Kimmel
Joseph Cotten Henry L. Stimson
E.G. Marshall Lt. Col. Rufus S. Bratton
Tatsuya Mihashi Cmdr. Minoru Genda
Jason Robards General Short
Koreya Senda
Shogo Shimada Ambassador Nomura
Takahiro Tamura Lt. Cmdr. Fuchida
Eijir Tono
Eijiro Tono Admiral Nagumo
Eijirô Tono Admiral Nagumo (as Eijiro Tono)
James Whitmore Jr.
James Whitmore Admiral Halsey
So Yamamura Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto
Sô Yamamura Admiral Yamamoto (as Soh Yamamura)
Soh Yamamura
Movie Details
Genre Action; War; Adventure; Drama
Director Richard Fleischer; Kinji Fukasaku; Toshio Masuda; Kinji Fukasuku
Producer Elmo Williams
Writer Ladislas Farago; Larry Forrester; Ryuzo Kikushima
Studio 20th Century Fox
Language English
Audience Rating G (General Audience)
Running Time 144 mins
Country USA
Color Color
IMDb Rating 7.4
Plot
This 25-million dollar epic collaboration accurately recreates the events that led to the Japanese attack on the American naval base during World War II. With Germany's invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939, the wheels are set in motion by Japan to plan the attack. After internal differences in the government, the Japanese quickly mobilize plans for the assault. Key American personnel ignored warnings of the possibility of Japanese aggression. The first part of the film divides scenes from both countries. Part two contains spectacular battle scenes of the bombing that destroyed the American naval base of operations in Hawaii. Governmental errors on both sides add to the confusion, but the Japanese ultimately carry out the deadly mission. The film did well in Japan, did not do well in the he United States, and took years to make back the production costs. It remains an insightful and well crafted World War II action drama that was the result of years of negotiations between the two countries. — Dan Pavlides
Personal Details
Seen It Yes
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Collection Status In Collection
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Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single side, Dual layer
UPC 024543013174
Chapters 31
Release Date 5/25/2004
Subtitles English; Spanish
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 4.0 [CC]
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Mono
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Color Closed-captioned THX Dolby Widescreen