Memphis Belle Poster

Release Date: October 12th, 1990

DVD Release Date: May 27th, 1998

PG-13|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
At a U.S. Army Air Force base in England, the crew members of B-17 bomber Memphis Belle prepare for their 25th and final sortie into enemy German territory. Bomber Capt. Dennis Dearborn (Matthew Modine) knows the mission is a dangerous one, but he's under pressure from Army public relations man Lt. Col. Bruce Derringer (John Lithgow) to earn a decisive victory for the Allies. Now, the Memphis Belle prepares to take flight as apprehension and dissention grow among Dearborn's crew.

Cast: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D.B. Sweeney, Billy Zane, Sean Astin, Harry Connick Jr., Reed Diamond

Director: Michael Caton-Jones

Genres: War

Production Co: Warner Bros., Enigma Films, BSB

Keywords: 1940s, Transformation, Spirited, England, Emotional, Suspenseful, Quest, Rivalry


Nominated Original Film Score
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990)