- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: May 22, 2007
- Originally Released: 1945
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
USA Today - 06/16/1992
"...[Robert Montgomery] gives the best performance of his career..."
Uncut - 05/01/2006
5 stars out of 5 -- "Ford's experiences in combat documentary are clear, but what's surprising for modern viewers is its measured, even downbeat tone....This is a nuanced and at times fatalistic study of men at arms..."
Ultimate DVD - 07/01/2006
3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] very watchable monochrome WWII piece....[With] a strong supporting cast..."
Following the devastation of Pearl Harbor, two navy skippers take their small PT boats into action against the immense Japanese cruisers.
Big Battles |
World War II
- Additional cast: Arthur Walsh (Seaman Jones); Harry Teabrook ("Squarehead" Larsen, SC 2c); Alex Havier ("Benny" Lecoco, ST 3c); Tim Murdock (Ensign Brant); Vernon Steele (Army Doctor).
- Additional credits: Douglas Biggs (editor).
- Many people involved in this film had recently served in the Navy, including star Robert Montgomery. Furthermore, the film received the full cooperation of the U.S. Navy.