Red Dawn (1984) was one of the first movies to be labeled by the M.P.A.A. with the honorary P.G.-13 tag (I highly doubt this movie would get one today). John Milius' film not only reflects his paranoid vision of a future America but it also is a result of 80's Reganism and heavy handed flag waving patriotism. Beside the obvious right-wing leanings of the film-maker I actually enjoyed this movie. It always has been and it'll always will be one of my personnel favorites. Red Dawn takes … more
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About this movie
Red Dawn is a John Milius film about a "what if" story in regard to a Soviet invasion of Middle America during the 1980's.