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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.
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CastBen Johnson, Lane Smith, Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Pepe Serna, Lea Thompson, Powers Boothe, Charlie Sheen, Frank McRae, William Smith, Judd Omen, C. Thomas Howell, Ron O'Neal
DirectorJohn Milius
Genre:  War, Action, Drama, Adventure
Release Date:  August 10, 1984
MPAA Rating:  PG-13
Screen WriterJohn Milius, Kevin Reynolds
Runtime:  114 minutes
Studio:  United Artists
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Quick Tip by . March 12, 2010
At one point it held the world record for most deaths in a mov. Asides from that, one of the best 80's flicks ever.
Quick Tip by . September 11, 2009
I remember Patrick Swayze Jennifer Grey and Charlie Sheen were all kids when they appeared in this movie that was more relevent at that time
review by . May 09, 2009
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 …
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