Actors: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about The Final Countdown|
|What would happen if the USS Nimitz from 1979, complete with crew and equipment, was transported back to Dec. 6th, 1941? That is the premise of this movie. A very excellent movie even for those who hate time-travel movies.
--Preston, Resident Scholar
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|Analysis of The Final Countdown|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Movie
Actual chase scenes or violence - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle - 60%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
**Fantasy or Science Fiction?**
- science fiction story
- primarily to the past
War and Invasion
Time Travel Story?
To what time period?
- government investigator
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- brunette (Brown)
- (man) short/medium straight
- average (man)
Events of movie makes character more...
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor?
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- (man) short/standard straight
- muscular (man)
How much in movie?
- White (American)
- natural phenomena
Has special powers?
Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:
- fire/thunder/weather cntrl
- can see into the future
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- 20th century (1970's to Present)
- 20th Century (1900-1950)
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Tone of movie
- Occasional swearing
Kinds of F/X
- exploding vehicles
If Soundtrack VERY NOTICEABLE...
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).