Red Dawn1984

| Quotes
Red Dawn
Directed by:
John Milius

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.

In our time, no foreign army has ever occupied American soil. Until now.

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 [...]

Message board

No message has yet been posted about Red Dawn.

Start a Topic


There is no image yet.

Explore more

RED (2008)
1 message - to list:...

Red Dawn( 2012 )Red Dawn
Starring: C. Hemsworth, J. Dean Morgan, I. Lucas, J. Hutcherson...

Red( 2008 )Red
Directed by: L. McKee, starring N. Fisher, K. Gallner, S. Fernandez, K. Dickens...

Red( 2010 )Red
Starring: E. Borgnine, M. Freeman, K. Urban, Mary.-Louise. Parker...

Resources: United Artists, Valkyrie Films, Wikipedia and contributions from movie fans. Anyone can submit additionnal information and corrections, you can post a message into the forum, or you can contact me by e-mail. Information and materials are submitted by users and thus may not always contain up-to-date and correct information, so do not hesite to report mistakes, and submit corrections.Thank you!. Direct editing is no longer available, sorry.

  • Due to health issues, this site has been maintained on and off during the last few years. Some information is outdated, and I am trying to fix things progressively. Thank you in advance for your indulgence -The Webmaster-
  • Messages posted at this site are the sole opinion and responsibility of the poster. In no way will be liable or responsible for their content. If you believe something is inappropriate please do not hesitate to report it.
  • Information available at this site are based on the contributions submitted movie fans (visitors, registered members). I cannot guarantee the validity, accuracy or reliability of the information found here. If there are mistakes, or outdated information, I truly apologize. You can use the contact form to submit additional information. Thank you!