Pearl Harbor Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 10969

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 250

Theatrical Release Date: 05/25/2001

Language: English

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

Rating of
1.5/4

Hurricane2000 - wrote on 12/22/2018

Tries To Copy Titanic WAY TOO MUCH After the success of Titanic, It was inevitable that more fictionalized versions of history would make it to the big screen. The scene where Pearl Harbor itself is very brutal and well done, But unfortunately, The romance part of the story is REALLY bad, The romance feels very stiff and wooden with many unnecessary scenes. Pearl Habor is a film that basically tried to replicate the success of Titanic and it sadly failed.

Rating of
2/4

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.

Rating of
1/4

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.

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Rating of
2.5/4

Not as bad as most people would tell you

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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