Red Dawn

Red Dawn (1984)

In our time, no foreign army has ever occupied American soil. Until now.

  • Genre: Action, Thriller, War, Drama, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1984-08-10
  • User Rating: 6.2/10 from 741 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 54min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: United Artists
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: John Milius
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It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town—and their country—from invading Soviet forces.

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  • Patrick Swayze

    as Jed
  • Charlie Sheen

    as Matt
  • C. Thomas Howell

    as Robert
  • Lea Thompson

    as Erica
  • Darren Dalton

    as Daryl
  • Jennifer Grey

    as Toni
  • Powers Boothe

    as Lt. Col. Andrew 'Andy' Tanner
  • Brad Savage

    as Danny
  • Ben Johnson

    as Mr. Mason
  • Harry Dean Stanton

    as Mr. Eckert
  • William Smith

    as Strelnikov
  • Ron O'Neal

    as Col Ernesto Bella
  • Vladek Sheybal

    as Bratchenko
  • Frank McRae

    as Mr. Teasdale
  • Lane Smith

    as Mayor Bates
  • Roy Jenson

    as Samuel Morris
  • Pepe Serna

    as Mr. Mondragón
  • Radames Pera

    as Gorsky
  • Judd Omen

    as The Nicaraguan Captain
  • Zitto Kazann

    as Political Officer
  • Doug Toby

    as Aardvark
Writing John Milius Screenplay
Directing John Milius Director
Art Adrian Gorton Assistant Art Director
Sound Bub Asman Sound Editor
Camera Ric Waite Director of Photography
Production Janet Hirshenson Casting
Production Jane Jenkins Casting
Production Elisabeth Leustig Casting Associate
Camera Frederick Elmes Second Unit Director of Photography
Art Jackson De Govia Production Design
Sound Basil Poledouris Original Music Composer
Directing Arne Schmidt First Assistant Director
Crew Dale L. Martin Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up George L. Little Costume Supervisor
Production Buzz Feitshans Producer
Production Elliot Schick Unit Production Manager
Sound Fred J. Brown Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Denise Horta ADR Editor
Editing Thom Noble Editor
Production Sidney Beckerman Executive Producer
Crew Terry Leonard Stunt Coordinator
Directing Terry Leonard Second Unit Director
Production Barry Beckerman Producer
Writing Kevin Reynolds Screenplay
Writing Kevin Reynolds Story
Camera John R. Shannon Still Photographer
Crew Thomas Rosales Jr. Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Lance Anderson Makeup Artist
Sound Harry V. Lojewski Music Supervisor
Directing Jim Behnke Second Assistant Director
Crew Ross Reynolds Pilot
Costume & Make-Up Lola 'Skip' McNalley Hairstylist
Crew Chris Howell Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Wes Dawn Makeup Artist
Sound Joe Kenworthy Sound Mixer
Art Vincent M. Cresciman Art Direction
Sound Alex Bamattre Sound Editor
Crew Terry Collis Transportation Coordinator
Production Joseph D'Agosta Additional Casting
Sound Carlos Delarios Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Michael J. Kohut Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Aaron Rochin Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Carline Davis-Dyer Script Supervisor
Art Dennis J. Parrish Property Master
Crew Ed Pine Unit Publicist
Costume & Make-Up Julie Starr Dresner Costumer
Editing Bob Kaiser Color Timer
Sound Michele Sharp Sound Editor
Sound Stan Witt Music Editor
Sound Lauren Palmer ADR Editor
Art Lowell Chambers Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Dan Chichester Costumer
Art Brandy Alexander Set Designer