1941 41 years old

Paranoia meets pandemonium.

1941

In the days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, panic grips California, where a military officer leads a mob chasing a Japanese sub.

Credits

Tim Matheson
Tim Matheson

Capt. Loomis Birkhead

James Caan
James Caan

Sailor in Fight

Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd

Sgt. Frank Tree

Bobby Di Cicco
Bobby Di Cicco

Wally Stephens

John Candy
John Candy

Pvt. Foley

Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee

Capt. Wolfgang von Kleinschmidt

1941 Cast

Name Character
Christopher Lee He was 57, 93 years old when he died as Capt. Wolfgang von Kleinschmidt
Dan Aykroyd He was 27, now 69 years old as Sgt. Frank Tree
Wendie Jo Sperber She was 21, 47 years old when she died as Maxine Dexheimer
Frank McRae He was 35, now 77 years old as Pvt. Ogden Johnson Jones
Mickey Rourke He was 27, now 69 years old as Reese
Robert Stack He was 60, 84 years old when he died as Maj. Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell
James Caan He was 39, now 81 years old as Sailor in Fight
Elisha Cook, Jr. He was 75, 91 years old when he died as The Patron (Dexter)
Treat Williams He was 28, now 69 years old as Cpl. Chuck 'Stretch' Sitarski
Lionel Stander He was 71, 86 years old when he died as Angelo Scioli
Patti LuPone She was 30, now 72 years old as Lydia Hedberg
Dub Taylor He was 72, 87 years old when he died as Mr. Malcomb
John Belushi He was 30, 33 years old when he died as Capt. Wild Bill Kelso
John Candy He was 29, 43 years old when he died as Pvt. Foley
Toshiro Mifune He was 59, 77 years old when he died as Cmdr. Akiro Mitamura
Warren Oates He was 51, 53 years old when he died as Col. 'Madman' Maddox
Lorraine Gary She was 42, now 84 years old as Joan Douglas
Murray Hamilton He was 56, 63 years old when he died as Claude Crumn
Susan Backlinie She was 33, now 75 years old as Polar Bear Woman
Lucille Benson She was 65, 69 years old when she died as Gas Mama (Eloise)
J. Patrick McNamara as Pvt. DuBois
Ned Beatty He was 42, now 84 years old as Ward Douglas
Slim Pickens He was 60, 64 years old when he died as Hollis P. Wood
Tim Matheson He was 31, now 73 years old as Capt. Loomis Birkhead
Michael McKean He was 32, now 74 years old as Willy
Bobby Di Cicco He was 25, now 67 years old as Wally Stephens
Eddie Deezen He was 22, now 64 years old as Herbie Kazlminsky
Nancy Allen She was 29, now 71 years old as Donna Stratton
Joe Flaherty He was 38, now 80 years old as Raoul Lipschitz
David L. Lander He was 32, now 74 years old as Joe
Dick Miller He was 50, 90 years old when he died as Officer Miller
Perry Lang He was 19, now 61 years old as Dennis DeSoto
Iggie Wolfington He was 59, 83 years old when he died as Meyer Mishkin
Steven Mond He was 8, now 50 years old as Gus Douglas
Audrey Landers She was 23, now 65 years old as USO Girl
Dianne Kay She was 25, now 67 years old as Betty Douglas
Jordan Brian as Macey Douglas

1941 Crew

Name Department
Buzz Feitshans as Producer. He was 42 (now 84) years old Production
Sally Dennison as Casting. Production
Robert Zemeckis as Story. He was 27 (now 69) years old Writing
Robert Zemeckis as Screenplay. He was 27 (now 69) years old Writing
Steven Spielberg as Director. He was 32 (now 74) years old Directing
Michael Kahn as Editor. He was 44 (now 85) years old Editing
Bob Gale as Screenplay. He was 28 (now 70) years old Writing
Bob Gale as Story. He was 28 (now 70) years old Writing
John Milius as Executive Producer. He was 35 (now 77) years old Production
John Milius as Story. He was 35 (now 77) years old Writing
1941 poster
1941 (41 years)

Paranoia meets pandemonium.

  • Release day: Friday, December 14, 1979
  • Runtime: 118 minutes
  • Budget: 35000000.00
  • Revenue: 31756000.00