“The Final Countdown” quotes(1980)
Plot – Because of a mysterious magnetic storm, an American nuclear aircraft travels back in time and comes back to the eve of the Japanese attack on the Hawaiian base Pearl Harbour. The commander has to make a choice: does he have to change the course of history or to let events follow as he knows?
All actors – Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino, Ron O'Neal, Charles Durning, Victor Mohica, James Coleman, Soon-Tek Oh, Joe Lowry, Alvin Ing, Mark Thomasshow all
“The Final Countdown” Quotes 6 quotes
“I'm talking about the classic paradox of time. Imagine, for example, I go back in time and meet my own grandfather. Long before he got married, before he had children. And we have an argument, and I kill him. Now if that happens, how am I ever going to be born? And if I can never be born, how can I go back in history and meet my very own...” (continue)(continue reading)
“In the past few hours many things have happened; rumors of nuclear attacks and a third world war are totally untrue. We have no reason to believe that any aggression has been taken against our homes our families. I believe what we stumbled across is not man-made but a phenomena of nature, one that can't be explained. This phenomena is the storm...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Warren Lasky: Think of the history of the next forty years...
- Cdr. Richard Owens: I have a suspicion history will be a little more difficult to beat, than you imagine Mr. Lasky.”
“- Capt. Matthew Yelland: Lasky, you've been a pain-in-the-ass... but I'm glad to have known you.
- Warren Lasky: Thank you, Captain. I appreciate that.
- Capt. Matthew Yelland: Good luck to you.”
“Arthur! Will you leave the girl enough clothes on not to catch cold?”