The Final Countdown

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  1. CommanderRabbJr

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    Final_countdown_1980.jpg

    I like this movie, I always thought of the fights between the Mitsubishi Zero and the F-14 were fun.
    Even though its not very realistic, I found it fun entertainment.

    Any others out there like this movie?
     
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    Yeah I guess I liked it. The scene I liked best was when the guy tells the captured Japanese pilot about the as yet to happen attack on Pearl Harbor...listing the 6 carriers...the look on his face...
     
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    I only read about it in Wikipedia's history of WW2, a defining moment and no wonder the Japanese surrendered.
     
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    How can you not like this movie?
     
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    Whaaaaaaa....????? :confused:
     
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    Welcome to the new world, fact and fiction live in each others pockets. Try discussing Braveheart with a Scot!
     
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    I liked it too! :D
     
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    Yep, I've liked it since I was a kid
     
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    I thought it was great, better than camp as Christmas top gun !
     
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    Have it on DVD. One of my favorites from back then. Time travel, World War 2 and airplanes. What's not to like.
     
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    I've liked it since 1941....
     
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    Probably one of the few good "Revisionist history" pieces out there....Great movie!
     
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    There's several movies made along these lines that I like, but my favorite would have to be an episode from the Twilight Zone tv series, titled "The Last Flight" about a WWI RFC pilot appearing through the clouds attempting to land his Nieuport at a modern (for 1960) air base.

    Twilight Zone - The Last Flight - IMDb (1960)
     
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    Nice one Dave, the old Twilight Zone was really something in the day
     
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    I live there - it's called Macclesfield !!
     
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    Ahh...so you were out for a jaunt and they mistook you for a wayward RFC time-traveller? :evil4:
     
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    Yeah, I liked it also. another 80s World War II movie I liked was "The Philadephia Experiment." Not the sequel, the original. :)
     
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    I remember a Japanese movie where a tank and I think a helicopter went back to Samurai times, it had a massive battle scene in it.

    Think from late 70's, early 80's
     
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    Maybe this one?
    Sengoku jieitai (GI Samurai)


    Wheels
     
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