PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History
A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.
Ben Affleck, like other actors in the film, went to boot camp and took a pre-Ranger training course in preparation for this movie. He found the experience so painful and so horrible that he was willing to quit on the very first day, but for the fact that he was the star of the movie and knew word of quitting would get out. He reflected that the training was the hardest experience of his life, even compared to the prep of other action and military themed films he has made since.
Earl, I said get some guns in that goddamn tower
Earl: Right, guns in the tower, ten stories high. It's a long son-of-a-bitch
When Rafe meets Evelyn outside the hospital with a bottle of wine, he accidentally hits his nose with the cork and lays his head on Evelyn's lap. Her right hand is holding some ice, but her left hand is nowhere to be seen, but in the following shot her left hand has appeared on Rafe's chin and cheek.
Unusually, Pearl Harbor started without showing the opening Touchstone and Bruckheimer logos; they only showed up after the end credits.
DVD version in Hong Kong is also similar to the one in Japan as described, but:
English, Japanese, French
$59,078,912 27 May 2001