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Red Dawn (1984) Movie Information

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Red Dawn (1984)
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Overall Rank:

3899

Avg. Rating:

2.63/4

# of Ratings:

134

Genres:

Action, Drama

Rating:

PG-13

Language:

English

Theater Date:

08/10/1984

Director:

John Milius

Actors:

Patrick Swayze
Charlie Sheen
C. Thomas Howell
Lea Thompson
Darren Dalton
Jennifer Grey

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

World War III has started - Soviet and Cuban forces have began their assault and in a small Colorado town a group of teenagers bands together to fight the invading forces. With inferior weapons, they must use their wits and the lay of the land to survive the winter and defeat the soldiers. -- Chris Kavan

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dukeakasmudge 09/28/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2/4 

Classic action film

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patjohnson76 09/18/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

A movie that really shows it's age. I didn't see it when it came out, and honestly kind of forgotten about it until I watched it last night. I'm sure at the time it was pretty huge and entertaining. Today, however, it's a bit painful to watch, but as long as you don't take it too seriously and remember the time it was created, you'll probably still be able to enjoy some of it.

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Chris Kavan 11/19/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

An ultimate relic of the 80s... so cheesy and cornball, yet I can't help feel a bit of nostalgia for it. It's not a great movie, but for its time it was perfect. It won't hold up to my memories, but I would classify it as so bad its good.

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bigbro 08/23/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
1/4 

Hey porkchop, have you seen this movie more than that one time when you where like 12? This is one of those movies that, although you maybe thought it was cool when you were a kid, you see again and can't believe you liked it. It is painful to watch now. A good contrast is this with Goonies--you watched that movie all the time as a kid but its still watchable now, despite a little 80's cheesiness. Red Dawn makes you vomit.

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Porkchop Express 08/22/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

I can't say enough good things about this movie. The acting, story, and action is all great. It's one of those movies that really makes you think what would really happen if a enemy invaded our country and what would you do. Maybe Patrick Swayze isn't the best person to help us with those decisions, but who knows!

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08/30/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

So good for it's time... So sucky now.

Agreed. This movie was "one of the best" all throughout the '80s. Especially that scene where the para-troopers start descending on the school grounds (a super likely strategic military target, of course). I recently got it through Blockbuster Online after going on and on to my wife about how great it was, since she had never had the great fortune of seeing it. But man, we both laughed at so many parts that weren't supposed to be funny, if you know what I mean... I'm not gonna lie, It was a very unrealistic movie and pretty cheesy as well. I especially didn't care for Corey Feldman's role, although 20 years ago I thought his character was so cool... Sigh... times change, people change, but unfortunately these movies from the 80s will always be the same.

Rating of
3/4 

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