Desperate Journey
Desperate Journey (1942)

Errol Flynn are the on-screen spark plugs in this bracing propaganda yarn, which relies on the personalities of its casts as well as the lively direction of Raoul Walsh to overcome the improbabilities of its plot. In 1942, a lone RAF bomber… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1942
DVD Release Date: October 23, 1991
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Milne
Time Out

Aside from some expendable propaganda heroics, rousingly handled by Walsh.

Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Lively adventure.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Instinctive existentialism of a very high order, and a very entertaining adventure (1942).

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TV Guide

Desperate Journey was viewed at the time of its release as a ludicrous, comic-strip war adventure. That view has only been strengthened over the years.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A rousing Hollywood propaganda World War II adventure film.

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Walsh's desperately daft flagwaver often lets propagandizing get the better of its smooth running.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Ken Stachnik
Errol Flynn and Ronald Reagan star in a light hearted mix between the Dirty Dozen and Commando.