Overall Rank: 22919
Average Rating: 1.9/4
# of Ratings: 48
Theatrical Release Date: 12/14/1979
Genre: Comedy, War
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Dan Aykroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, Christopher Lee, Tim Matheson, Toshirô Mifune
Plot: Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 10/20/2012
Steven Spielberg was on the crest of a wave when he made this movie; he thought he could do no wrong and went absolutely insane with over indulgence. Having said that, he still knows how to entertain and so there are some enjoyable moments in amongst the excess, which is more than I can say about a certain series of prequels. Mentioning no names...
SIngli6 - wrote on 10/14/2012
If one wanted to summarise in a mere four words just what is wrong with this film, I would humbly suggest that you use these so ordained vocables: 'IT NEVER SHUTS UP!' Every single second of '1941' is filled with explosions, car crashes, plane crashes, brawling, and gun fights. I gathered that the film was supposed to be a farce, but farces only really work when one has a sense of escalating catastrophe. With '1941', there is no sense of escalation because nothing really escalates; it's uninhibitedly mad from the get-go and it's uninhibitedly mad by the end, and it made the hour and fifty minutes it took to watch the film feel like the longest and most grueling one hour and fifty minutes of my life.
dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/04/2011
I expected this movie to be really funny.It had its moments but it just wasnt as good as I hoping it would be
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