Overview

During World War II, a shot-down American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain find themselves stranded on the same small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. Following war logic, each time the crafty Japanese devises something useful, he guards it to deny its use to the Yank, who then steals it, its proceeds or the idea and/or ruins it. Yet each gets his chance to kill and/or capture the other, but neither pushes this to the end. After a while of this pointless pestering, they end up joining forces to build and man a raft...

  1. John Boorman

    Director

  2. Eric Bercovici

    Screenplay

  3. Alexander Jacobs

    Screenplay

  4. Reuben Bercovitch

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Lee Marvin

    Lee Marvin

    American Pilot

  2. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    Captain Tsuruhiko Kuroda

Full Cast & Crew

Hell in the Pacific
Hell in the Pacific

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 19, 1968
    G
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

71

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