In Harm's Way Poster

Release Date: 1965

DVD Release Date: May 22nd, 2001

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Naval Captain Torrey (John Wayne) manages to bring his ship through the bombing of Pearl Harbor unscathed, but is later demoted when it is damaged in a subsequent battle due to his negligence. Back on land, he begins a reconciliation with his estranged son (Brandon de Wilde) and a romance with nurse Maggie (Patricia Neal), but duty calls him away when he and his firebrand friend, Cmdr. Paul Eddington (Kirk Douglas), are tasked with salvaging a dangerous and important mission.

Cast: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss, Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Brandon De Wilde

Director: Otto Preminger

Genres: Drama, War

Production Co: Paramount

Keywords: Sacrifice, Melodramatic, Love, 1940s, Rivalry, Love interest


Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)