Red Dawn

Red Dawn (1984)

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

  • Genre: Action, Thriller, War
  • Release Date: 1984-08-10
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 363 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 54min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Valkyrie Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town—and their country—from invading Soviet forces.

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  • Patrick Swayze

    as Jed
  • C. Thomas Howell

    as Robert
  • Lea Thompson

    as Erica
  • Darren Dalton

    as Daryl
  • Charlie Sheen

    as Matt
  • Jennifer Grey

    as Toni
  • Brad Savage

    as Danny
  • Ben Johnson

    as Mr. Mason
  • Harry Dean Stanton

    as Mr. Eckert
  • William Smith

    as Strelnikov
  • Powers Boothe

    as Lt. Col. Andrew 'Andy' Tanner
  • Ron O'Neal

    as Col Ernesto Bella
  • Vladek Sheybal

    as Bratchenko
  • Frank McRae

    as Mr. Teasdale
  • Lane Smith

    as Mayor Bates
  • Roy Jenson

    as Samuel Morris
  • Pepe Serna

    as Mr. Mondragón
  • Radames Pera

    as Gorsky
  • Judd Omen

    as The Nicaraguan Captain
  • Zitto Kazann

    as Political Officer
Production Barry Beckerman Producer
Production Buzz Feitshans Producer
Sound Basil Poledouris Original Music Composer
Directing John Milius Director
Camera Ric Waite Director of Photography
Editing Thom Noble Editor
Writing John Milius Screenplay
Writing Kevin Reynolds Screenplay
Writing Kevin Reynolds Story
Production Sidney Beckerman Executive Producer
Art Jackson De Govia Production Design