Williamsburg Regional Library

Red dawn, double feature

Label
Red dawn, double feature
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Main title
Red dawn
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
1247085651
Runtime
207
Sub title
double feature
Summary
Red dawn (1984): In an alternate 1980s, the United States stands alone as communism grows stronger. When Soviet soldiers invade a small Colorado town, brothers Jed (Patrick Swayze) and Matt Eckert (Charlie Sheen) escape with friends to the forest. With their father, Tom (Harry Dean Stanton), a prisoner of the invading army, the children decide to fight against the Soviets. As the country comes under increasing attack, the group teams up with Lt. Col. Andrew Tanner (Powers Boothe) to take back their townRed dawn (2012): When North Korean troops invade U.S. soil and take over the city of Spokane, Wash., a recently returned Iraq War veteran (Chris Hemsworth) and a group of teens (Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson) flee to the woods and form a band of freedom fighters. Dubbing themselves the Wolverines, the youths launch guerrilla attacks against the invaders -- but how long they can sustain the fight in the face of the enemy's superior numbers and firepower remains in question
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
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