Starring Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen, Darren Dalton and Jennifer Grey, "Red Dawn" (also known as "Rote Flut, Die", "Alba rossa") is an Action/Adventure/Drama/War film directed by John Milius, released in the USA on August 10 of 1984.
The invading armies planned for everything - except for eight kids called "The Wolverines."
Who is the director of "Red Dawn":
Red Dawn was directed by John Milius, an American writer, director, actor, and producer.
Before directing Red Dawn, John Milius had directed Conan the Barbarian, released in 1982, Big Wednesday (1978), The Wind and the Lion (1975), Dillinger (1973). Since, he directed Farewell to the King, released in 1989, Flight of the Intruder (1991).
What was the release date of "Red Dawn":
Red Dawn was first released in the United States on Friday, August 10, 1984. Other films released on Friday, August 10, 1984 are The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (dir. W.D. Richter), Cloak & Dagger (dir. Richard Franklin), Phar Lap (dir. Simon Wincer), and Crimes of the Future (dir. David Cronenberg). This was thirty-five (35) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, September 12, 1984 in France; Friday, December 21, 1984 in Germany; Friday, October 05, 1984 in Italy and on Saturday, December 15, 1984 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Red Dawn":
At the casting of Red Dawn we find Patrick Swayze, previously seen in Uncommon Valor (1983) and Staying Alive (1983); C. Thomas Howell (Tank (1984), The Outsiders (1983)); Lea Thompson (All the Right Moves (1983), Jaws 3-D (1983)) [ more... ]
- Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Darren Dalton and William Smith can all be seen in The Outsiders, released in 1983.
- Ben Johnson, Harry Dean Stanton, Frank McRae and Roy Jenson also worked together in Dillinger, released in 1973.
- Ron O'Neal and Pepe Serna also appeared together in A Force of One, released in 1979.
- Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze also appeared together in Dirty Dancing, released in 1987.
What is the Storyline of "Red Dawn":
An introductory text explains how the United States has gradually become strategically isolated after several European nations, excluding the United Kingdom, withdraw their membership in NATO. At the same time, the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact partners aggressively expands its sphere of influence. In addition, the Ukrainian wheat harvest fails while a communist coup d'etat occurs in Mexico.
On a September morning, in the small town of Calumet, Colorado, a local high school teacher pauses [...]
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