18,555 total votes
Red Dawn

Red Dawn

Red Dawn is a 1984 American film directed by John Milius and co-written by Milius and Kevin Reynolds. It stars Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen, and Jennifer Grey. The film is set in an alternate 1980s in which the United States is invaded by the Soviet Union and its Cuban and Nicaraguan allies. However, the onset of WWIII is in the background and not fully elaborated. The story follows a group of American high school students who resist the occupation, calling themselves Wolverines, after their high school mascot. ... more on Wikipedia

Red Dawn is ranked on...

#69 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies 201k VOTES   What makes a film a guilty pleasure? This is a movie that you love to watch, but won't display on your DVD shelf......
#73 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever 506.8k VOTES This list ranks the best movies about war, battles, and military conflicts. These films recreate some of the most significan...
#268 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies 3.3M VOTES There are some movies that I always stop at and watch if I see them on TV or I can put in the DVD player and watch when I'm ...
#634 of 6,114 The Best Movies of All Time 5.6M VOTES These are the best movies of all time, ranked by movie experts and film fans alike. What are the greatest movies of all time...
#91 of 547 The Greatest Movies for Guys 133.3k VOTES The best guy movies of all time, ranked by fans and critics. This list includes some of the greatest guy movies ever to hit ...
#92 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked 509.1k VOTES Since it was one of the greatest decades for film, here's a list of the best movies of the 80s. These are the most popu...
#37 of 569 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time 95.8k VOTES These are the most entertaining, the most fun, the greatest disaster movies ever made, ranked by movie experts and film fans...
#18 of 167 The Best Movies of 1984 12k VOTES A list of the best movies of 1984, from instant classics like The Karate Kid to adventure films like Indiana Jones and the...
#16 of 22 The Most Important "Firsts" In Film History 3k VOTES We can trace the history of filmmaking back to the 1890s. Motion pictures were initially considered a novelty, a peep show b...
#58 of 265 The Best Ensemble Movies 16.9k VOTES The best ensemble movies feature an incredibly talented cast of actors and actresses, so much so that the cast overshadows e...
#17 of 80 The Most Patriotic Movies of All Time 15.2k VOTES The most patriotic movies ever made on the list below will make you proud to be an American. Films celebrating the country's...
#4 of 27 Great Movies About Kids Trying to Survive 776 VOTES   Survival movies are full of riveting suspense sequences, but when a child is the lead character the stakes become e...
#7 of 53 The Most Unrealistic Action Films 1.6k VOTES A list of the most unrealistic action films. The films on this list have done well for themselves because of their insane pl...
#6 of 11 Everything To Binge Watch After Finishing 'Stranger Things' Season 3 136 VOTES The biggest problem with Stranger Things being so good is that most people can fly through each short season in only a few d...
#35 of 95 The Best Action Movies of the 1980s 68.6k VOTES A list of the best '80s action movies arguably represents a list of the greatest action movies of all time. The Terminator, ...
#50 of 303 The Best Military Movies Ever Made 124.6k VOTES Good military films give civilians a taste of what our troops go through on the battlefield and throughout their daily lives...
#87 of 153 The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies 11.9k VOTES List of PG-13 action/adventure movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the bes...
#29 of 314 The Greatest Teen Movies of the 1980s 99.2k VOTES Few decades have made their mark on film quite like the 1980s did. The era of John Hughes and oh so many classic teen movies...
#73 of 259 The Best PG-13 Action Movies 53.6k VOTES A list of PG-13 action movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers or clips when available. These action movies ar...
#71 of 199 The Best Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Movies List 4.4k VOTES List of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movies, ranked best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer...
#96 of 194 The Best PG-13 Drama Movies 4.1k VOTES List of PG-13 drama movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 dra...
#107 of 285 People who voted for Red Dawn... Men are 2x more likely to vote for this The Best Teen Movies of All Time 678.4k VOTES Need a new movie to watch? Here's a list of the best teen movies and films about teenagers, adolescence, and high school. Wh...
#25 of 48 The Best Thriller Movies of the 1980s 4k VOTES The 1980s gave us some of the greatest suspense films of all time. Packed with nonstop action, deception, and intrigue, the ...
#9 of 93 The Best Cold War Movies 7.2k VOTES A list of the best cold war movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This cold war movi...
#30 of 60 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure '80s Movies 9.7k VOTES Indulge your love of big hair, terrible fashion, and neon colors with this collection of guilty pleasure 80s movies. Wh...
#7 of 126 The Best PG-13 War Movies 2.6k VOTES List of PG-13 war movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. Looking for a war movie to stream ri...
#6 of 38 The Best Patrick Swayze Movies 5.5k VOTES List of the best Patrick Swayze movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Patrick Swayze's highest gr...
#185 of 745 The Greatest Action Movies of All Time 421.2k VOTES The greatest action movies of all time starring some of the best action stars to have ever fought on screen. The best action...
#10 of 29 The Best War Movies of the 1980s 1.5k VOTES War is hell. And it doesn’t matter if you love it or hate it. On this of the best 80s war movies you’ll find films that glor...
#58 of 97 The Greatest Army Movies Ever Made 95k VOTES Feeling patriotic? Check out this list of best army movies, with videos, ranked by fans of army films. All of the top army m...
#2 of 20 20 Films to Show Your Kids to Get Them into War Movies 263 VOTES As classic cinematic masterpieces - like Saving Private Ryan and Apocalypse Now - are war movies, you probably wan...
#6 of 66 The Best Charlie Sheen Movies 4.1k VOTES List of the best Charlie Sheen movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. The order of these top ...
#3 of 25 The Best Jennifer Grey Movies 484 VOTES List of the best Jennifer Grey movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jennifer Grey's highest gros...
#24 of 47 The Best Ben Johnson Movies 693 VOTES List of the best Ben Johnson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ben Johnson's highest grossing...
#78 of 226 The Best PG-13 Thriller Movies 4.7k VOTES List of PG-13 thriller movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 ...
#3 of 32 The Best Powers Boothe Movies 415 VOTES List of the best Powers Boothe movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Powers Boothe's highest gr...
#2 of 78 The Best C. Thomas Howell Movies 2k VOTES List of the best C. Thomas Howell movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. C. Thomas Howell's highes...
#5 of 36 The Best Lea Thompson Movies 734 VOTES List of the best Lea Thompson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Lea Thompson's highest grossi...

Red Dawn is also found on...

Famous Movies Filmed in Detroit