Posted by: A. C. Cockerill | May 22, 2012

Movie Recommendation: Perfect for Memorial Day

Type: Time travel (science fiction) with romantic and military elements

Actors: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino

Director: Don Taylor

Writers: David Ambrose, Gerry Davis, Thomas Hunter, Peter Powell

Title:  “The Final Countdown”

Why:  “The Final Countdown” (1980) is an excellent introduction to time-travel stories. And it is a quiet reminder of how wonderful our U. S. military is in times of peace and in times of crisis.

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