In Harm's Way
In Harm's Way (1965)

In Harm's Way, based on James Bassett's novel Harm's Way, has enough plot in it for four movies or a good miniseries (when it was shown on network television in prime time, it was broken into two very full nights). On the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 22, 2001
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Andrew
Time Out

It goes on and on, the slowness exacerbated by Preminger's customary long takes and by the endless parade of star cameos.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Epic WWII production plays like star-studded soap opera at times.

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Thematically, this WWII drama is a typical John Wayne fare--the Duke imparts lessons of manhood and honor--but technically, it's an atypical Preminger movie, slow-paced and shapeless.

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Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

Preminger seems happier with long transition shots of the Hawaiian Islands and military class ships than it does with creating rhythm in the film's narrative.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A colossal bore.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Solid WWII drama with a most impressive cast even with many future stars in small roles. Some of the special effects are dated and obvious now but for the time… More
Moe E
"Old Rock of Ages, we've got ourselves another war. A gut bustin', mother-lovin' Navy war."
Dean McKenna
John Wayne leads the United States Navy into a monumental struggle against the Japanese. Kirk Douglas is the anti-hero who stirs up a fuss. The ships are models… More
Cameron Johnson
I don't know what's up with Otto Preminger's obsession with arms, because ten years after he did "The Man with the Golden Arm", he lets… More