Overall Rank: 10825
Average Rating: 2.3/4
# of Ratings: 251
Theatrical Release Date: 05/25/2001
Genre: Action, Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Michael Bay
Actors: Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jon Voight, Alec Baldwin
Plot: Two boyhood friends grow up dreaming of flying planes, and as WWII one joins the British Royal Air Force while the other joins the Army Air Corps. They both find love with the same woman, but the attack on Pearl Harbor will forever change their lives.
Quick Movie Reviews
worleyjamers - wrote on 06/24/2014
The love story adds nothing whatsoever, but the battle sequences are stunning. It's disappointing because scenes like that deserve to be in a better film. It's for that reason, and that reason alone, Pearl Harbor manages to be a decent movie.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 06/08/2014
Ben Affleck was terrible in this movie and the action was bad too and so was the story.
Yojimbo - wrote on 09/22/2012
The half star is for the undeniably thrilling bombing sequence. The rest is an unbelievably trite, flag-waving soap opera that is a total insult to the intelligence.
Full Movie Reviews
TheWolf - wrote on 07/30/2007
Yes the factual components of this movie are all over the place, a lot of what happens at the end is just a lumped up hero story designed to become a full circle love story. The acting in the movie was good for the most part. The acting really gets knocked because Ben Afflek stars in the film, but if you look at the other actors involved you will find that Josh Hartnett does a good job. Cuba Gooding Jr. always does a great job and he doesn't slack on his skill in even slightly in this movie. Jon Voight as FDR was absolutely impressive in this role, he portrayed the president with both dignity and compassion.
I can look past the factual inaccuracies to see that there are some good parts to this movie. While it will never go down as being a great film, I don't believe that it should be …
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