History Film / TheFinalCountdown

9th Jul '17 10:25:07 AM nombretomado
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Warren Lasky (Creator/MartinSheen), an independent observer tasked with evaluating Navy procedures, is an unwelcome guest on the aircraft carrier USS ''Nimitz'', which is departing Pearl Harbor for an otherwise routine cruise. A few days into the cruise, things change when the carrier is suddenly pursued and overtaken by a mysterious electromagnetic storm. Emerging from the storm, the sailors find themselves cut off from modern civilization -- their communications don't work, their escorts have vanished, and there are no ships or planes on radar. However, they are able to pick up shortwave radio broadcasts that seem to date from WorldWarTwo.

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Warren Lasky (Creator/MartinSheen), an independent observer tasked with evaluating Navy procedures, is an unwelcome guest on the aircraft carrier USS ''Nimitz'', which is departing Pearl Harbor for an otherwise routine cruise. A few days into the cruise, things change when the carrier is suddenly pursued and overtaken by a mysterious electromagnetic storm. Emerging from the storm, the sailors find themselves cut off from modern civilization -- their communications don't work, their escorts have vanished, and there are no ships or planes on radar. However, they are able to pick up shortwave radio broadcasts that seem to date from WorldWarTwo.
UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.
26th Jun '17 1:42:18 PM ixfd64
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* SwirlyEnergyThingy: The time warp.
19th Jun '16 5:13:53 PM HiddenWindshield
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* HostageSituation: Happens when a surviving Japanese pilot overpowers a guard and grabs not one, but -''two''- guns.

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* HostageSituation: Happens when a surviving Japanese pilot overpowers a guard and grabs not one, but -''two''- ''two'' guns.
8th Jun '16 11:37:52 AM Mdumas43073
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15th Apr '16 3:33:10 AM morenohijazo
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* SpyShip: The ''[=USS=] Nimitz'' task force shadowed by a Soviet-flagged "fishing trawler" that isn't doing much fishing.
14th Feb '16 1:40:02 PM DougSMachina
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For the same initial premise with the sides reversed, see ''Manga/{{Zipang}}'' where a modern Japanese Aegis destroyer named the ''JDS Mirai'' gets inexplicably teleported back to the Battle of Midway. And for a similar premise with much more wide-reaching effects, see John Birmingham's ''[[Literature/AxisOfTime]]'' novels.

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For the same initial premise with the sides reversed, see ''Manga/{{Zipang}}'' where a modern Japanese Aegis destroyer named the ''JDS Mirai'' gets inexplicably teleported back to the Battle of Midway. And for a similar premise with much more wide-reaching effects, see John Birmingham's ''[[Literature/AxisOfTime]]'' ''Literature/AxisOfTime'' novels.
14th Feb '16 1:39:22 PM DougSMachina
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For the same initial premise with the sides reversed, see ''Manga/{{Zipang}}'' where a modern Japanese Aegis destroyer named the ''JDS Mirai'' gets inexplicably teleported back to the Battle of Midway.

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For the same initial premise with the sides reversed, see ''Manga/{{Zipang}}'' where a modern Japanese Aegis destroyer named the ''JDS Mirai'' gets inexplicably teleported back to the Battle of Midway. \n And for a similar premise with much more wide-reaching effects, see John Birmingham's ''[[Literature/AxisOfTime]]'' novels.
4th Feb '16 11:16:37 AM Morgenthaler
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4th Feb '16 11:14:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[SuperiorFirepowerOtherNavalNukes Peace Through Superior Firepower]]: See the entry for the ''Nimitz'' class carriers.
4th Feb '16 11:07:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* GenreSavvy: Captain Yelland's realization that the storm's reappearance and pursuit of his ship just as his forces are going to intercept the Japanese in the Pearl Harbor attack could only mean that it has come to take them home.
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