Pearl Harbor Poster

Release Date: May 25th, 2001

DVD Release Date: December 4th, 2001

PG-13|3 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
This sweeping drama, based on real historical events, follows American boyhood friends Rafe McCawley (Ben Affleck) and Danny Walker (Josh Hartnett) as they enter World War II as pilots. Rafe is so eager to take part in the war that he departs to fight in Europe alongside England's Royal Air Force. On the home front, his girlfriend, Evelyn (Kate Beckinsale), finds comfort in the arms of Danny. The three of them reunite in Hawaii just before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Cast: Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale, Cuba Gooding Jr., Tom Sizemore, Jon Voight, Colm Feore, Mako

Director: Michael Bay

Genres: Drama, War

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Distributors: Touchstone Pictures, Buena Vista Home Video (BVHV), Buena Vista Pictures

Keywords: Pursuit, 1940s, Rivalry, Spirited, Emotional, Love triangle, Friendship, Friend

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Nominated Sound
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Music (Original Song)
Nominated Visual Effects
Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Winner Sound Editing