The time is now. The place is aboard the U.S.S. Nimitz, America's mightiest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier on maneuvers in the Pacific Ocean. Suddenly, a freak electrical storm engulfs the ship and triggers the impossible: The Nimitz is hurtled back in time to December 6, 1941, mere hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. As the enemy fleet speeds towards Hawaii, the warship's Captain (Kirk Douglas), a Defense Department expert (Martin Sheen), a maverick Air Wing Commander (James Farentino) and a desperate Senator in the Roosevelt administration (Charles Durning) must choose between the unthinkable. Do they allow the Japanese to complete their murderous invasion or launch a massive counter-strike that will forever change the course of history?
Katharine Ross and Ron O'Neal co-star in this spellbinding sci-fi action hit filmed on location aboard the U.S.S. Nimitz with the full participation of the U.S. Navy and the ship's crew. Blue Underground is proud to present THE FINAL COUNTDOWN in stunning High Definition with remixed 7.1 DTS-HD and 7.1 Dolby TrueHD soundtracks for the ultimate in explosive home theater excitement.
Audio Commentary with Director of Photography Victor J. Kemper
"Lloyd Kaufman Goes Hollywood" - Interview with Associate Producer Lloyd Kaufman
"Starring the Jolly Rogers" - Interviews with The Jolly Rogers F-14 Fighter Squadron
Enhanced for D-Box Motion Control Systems
"HIGHLY RECOMMENDED... One Of The Coolest Movies I've Seen In Quite Some Time!" -- DVD Verdict
"TRULY SPECTACULAR!" -- The New York Post