Operation Pacific
Operation Pacific (1951)

Set during WW II, this film casts John Wayne as Duke Gifford, two-fisted submarine commander. Patricia Neal co-stars as Mary Stuart, Duke's former wife. Duke's hopes of staging a reconciliation are constantly interrupted by a series… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 13, 2003
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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...typical of John Wayne's war films: heroic, nationalistic, patriotic, sentimental, and hokey.

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Emanuel Levy

The most interesting element of this typical John Wayne WWII picture is his relationship with his former wife, played by the estimable Patricia Neal.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Routine WW II submarine film that's lengthy and short on action but long on romance.

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Randy Tippy
One of my favorite WWII dramas.
Dean McKenna
Action, suspense, comedy and romance are nicely mixed in this fact-based film about the rush to perfect American torpedoes during World War II.