The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown (1980)

Trapped outside the boundaries of time and space... 102 aircraft... 6,000 men... all missing.

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During routine manoeuvres near Hawaii in 1980, the aircraft-carrier USS Nimitz is caught in a strange vortex-like storm, throwing the ship back in time to 1941—mere hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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    Sound Mark A. Mangini Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Richard L. Anderson Sound Effects Editor
    Directing Don Taylor Director
    Costume & Make-Up Romaine Greene Hairstylist
    Art Fernando Carrere Production Design
    Camera Victor J. Kemper Director of Photography
    Editing Robert K. Lambert Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Irving Buchman Makeup Artist
    Sound John Scott Original Music Composer
    Writing David Ambrose Screenplay
    Writing David Ambrose Story
    Writing Thomas Hunter Screenplay
    Writing Thomas Hunter Story
    Writing Peter Powell Screenplay
    Writing Peter Powell Story
    Production Peter Douglas Producer
    Production Richard R. St. Johns Executive Producer
    Writing Gerry Davis Screenplay
    Production Lloyd Kaufman Associate Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Bob Mills Makeup Department Head
    Crew Bill Couch Stunt Coordinator
    Sound Warren Hamilton Jr. Sound Effects Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Ray Summers Costume Design
    Art Kent H. Johnson Property Master
    Visual Effects Maurice Binder Visual Effects
    Camera David L. Butler Second Unit Director of Photography
    Lighting Earl Gilbert Gaffer
    Camera Robert C. Thomas Camera Operator
    Camera Jim Coe Still Photographer
    Sound Bruce Bisenz Sound Mixer
    Art Dennis Peebles Set Decoration
    Art Dale Koeppe Assistant Art Director
    Art William Maldonado Construction Coordinator
    Sound Robert Nichols II Sound Recordist
    Crew Joe Day Special Effects
    Crew Garry Elmendorf Special Effects
    Crew Pat Elmendorf Special Effects
    Camera Stan Lazan Second Unit Director of Photography
    Sound Milton Lustig Music Editor
    Directing Lynn A. Aber Script Supervisor
    Crew Jack Casey Unit Publicist