The Finest Hour


1h 45m 1991

Brief Synopsis

The story of two American underwater commandos in the Persian Gulf who attempt to destroy a site in Iraq targeting American ships and prevent an attack focused on its oil-rich neighbors.

Film Details

Also Known As
Finest Hour
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Location
Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA; Israel

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

The story of two American underwater commandos in the Persian Gulf who attempt to destroy a site in Iraq targeting American ships and prevent an attack focused on its oil-rich neighbors.

Crew

Israel Abu

Caterer

Odded Aharoni

Pilot

Reuven Ajami

Key Grip

Yehuda Ako

Art Director

Simon Akos

Other

Ronit Alexedrowitz

Other

David Alkobi

Grip

Moshe Alon

Best Boy

Netaya Anbar

Editor

Angela Anesty

Makeup Assistant

Hagit Anin

Assistant Editor

Ilan Apel

Other

Zafi Arielli

Other

Einav Arnon

Wardrobe Assistant

Ami Artzi

Executive Producer

Anat Avivi

Set Decorator

Avi Avivi

Production Designer

Avi Avrahami

Best Boy

Pamela Ayali

Wardrobe

Shimon Azulay

Location Manager

Moshe A Bachrach

Production Assistant

Shachar Bar-adon

On-Set Dresser

Meir Bar-ness

Transportation Coordinator

Shachar Barnea

On-Set Dresser

Tali Barness

Craft Service

Shmuel Bejerano

Accountant

Shimon Belfer

Electrician

Zoli Ben-chorin

Production Associate

Yuval Ben-gur

Other

Michael Ben-simchon

Grip

Ami Ben-zvi

Assistant

Sheryl Berkoff-lowe

Makeup Artist

Nir Bloch

Pilot

David Bondelevitch

Music Editor

David Bondelevitch

Other

Yael Bone

Craft Service

Bart Bracke

Music Conductor

Moshe Bukman

Key Grip

David Campling

Adr Editor

Avidan Chatuka

Driver

Ronit Chayun

Production Coordinator

Eli Chen

Electrician

Shenor Chesin

Pilot

Elijah Chkeiban

Assistant Sound Editor

Aaron Cohen

Pilot

Asher Cohen

Photography

Avi Cohen

Driver

Shay Cohen

Costumes

Shimon Cohen

Propman

Yotam Dagan

Stunt Man

Erik Degn

Stunt Coordinator

Nili Dotan

Script Supervisor

Shimon Dotan

Screenplay

Herwig Duchateau

Sound Mixer

Bob Ducsay

Editor

Dana Elbachri

On-Set Dresser

Galit Elbaz

Wardrobe

Sasson Eliron

Costumes

Sharon Elovic

Assistant Editor

Michal Engel

Assistant Director

Michael Ferguson

Consultant

Haim Flechter

Electrician

Moshe Flechter

Dolly Grip

Isaac Florentine

Production Manager

Shimon Fomin

Assistant Camera Operator

Haim Franco

Costumes

Sasson Franco

Costumes

Iftach Gabay

Props Buyer

Yariv Gaber

Photography

Raffi Gal

Driver

Uri Galor

Costumes

Moshe Gazivatz

Driver

Motti Gilboa

Caterer

Menahem Golan

Producer

Yael Golan

Assistant Director

Israel Gonen

Other

Tommy Goodwin

Adr

Mike Grasso

Technical Advisor

Sigalit Grau

Makeup

Yosef Grunfeld

Editing

Dror Gur-arie

On-Set Dresser

Hilik Gurfinkel

Assistant Director

Yoni Hamenachem

Photography

Yacov Haruch

Transportation

Grover Helsley

Other

Jay Herron

Assistant Camera Operator

Paul Heslin

Foley Editor

Carl A Hicks

Technical Advisor

Mark S Hoerr

Post-Production Supervisor

Joseph Holsen

Sound Effects Editor

Paul Holzborn

Foley Artist

Moshe Itzchak

Driver

Donlee Jorgenson

Dialogue Editor

Etty Kanner

Wardrobe Supervisor

Daniel Kantor

Graphic Designer

Avi Karpik

Director Of Photography

David Katanov

Production Assistant

Ziv Katanov

Hair Stylist

Boaz Katzenelson

Property Master

Sarit Kedem

Script Supervisor

Yossi Kivshany

Construction

Pini Klavir

Costumes

Tziki Kuli

Driver

Joe Lamont

Music Supervisor

Rami Laor

Costumes

Avi Lazarovits

Pilot

Mike Le Mare

Sound Editor

Guy Leder

Assistant Director

Henry Taejoon Lee

Stunts

Avraham Leibman

Gaffer

Ami Levy

Driver

Gadi Levy

Unit Production Manager

Daniella Livne

Assistant Editor

Greg Lorenz

Assistant Production Coordinator

Daniel Magen

Props

Beni Malee

Assistant Camera Operator

Dov Maoz

Assistant Director

Ofer Margolin

Electrician

Snir Marom

Props

Smulick Masheach

Assistant

David Mcdonald

Production Assistant

Sharon Eileen Mcnamara

Assistant Director

Efrat Meirav

Wardrobe Assistant

Orit Michaelov

Accounting Assistant

Blandine Mille

Wardrobe Supervisor

Doron Mizrachi

Other

Craig Mizutari

Technical Advisor

Shlomo Mograbi

Other

Uri Montilia

Assistant Camera Operator

Moshe Mor

Driver

Yochay Moshe

Sound Mixer

Florence Moureaux

Assistant Editor

Patrick Mullane

Assistant Sound Editor

Franco Naim

Electrician

Daniel Namir

Assistant Camera Operator

Ronen Neeman

Grip

Itzchak Nuriani

On-Set Dresser

Roderic Stephen O'donnell

Other

Omir Ochayon

Production Assistant

Gil Ohad

Stunt Man

Preston Oliver

Other

Corinne Olivo

Production Coordinator

Mike Parkhurst

Other

Avner Peled

Location Manager

Chris Petiprin

Consultant

David Pilosoff

Photography

Ken S Polk

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

John Post

Foley Artist

Mark Presson

Consultant

Avishai Raani

Production Assistant

Ofir Raday

Production Assistant

Shneor Ratzkovsky

Production Auditor

Ronnen Razon

Stunt Man

Michael Redbourn

Sound Effects Editor

Haim Rinsky

Production Manager

Liora Rodan

Assistant Director

Tami Romano

On-Set Dresser

Dan Ron

Stunt Man

Walter Christian Rothe

Music

Shimon Sabach

Key Grip

Michael Sammis

Consultant

Yehuda Sar-israel

Assistant Camera Operator

David Saranga

Key Grip

Corey Schmidt

Assistant Editor

Stuart Schoffman

Screenplay

Maxim Segal

Sound

Jesse Semon

Video

Robert L Sephton

Sound Effects Editor

Yair Shahar

Pilot

Gidi Shamir

Assistant

Dror Shaul

Production Assistant

Jenene Sheppard

Assistant

Danny Shneider

Assistant Camera Operator

Itzchak Shriki

Set Production Assistant

Yaakov Ben Shuan

Other

Meir Sigura

Transportation Coordinator

Erick Simmel

Technical Advisor

Mark Simpkins

Consultant

Liliane Sioncke

Other

Matt Small

Consultant

Donna Solomon

Production Coordinator

Zvi Spielmann

Associate Producer

John Spier

Construction

Janet Stears

Location Manager

Karola Storr

Foley Editor

Eyal Taib

Driver

Ofer Tal

Stunt Man

Jay Tansley

Consultant

Britton E Taylor

Assistant Sound Editor

Tami Treadwell

Adr

Orly Tzadok

Wardrobe Assistant

Tova Tzipin

Casting Director

Frank Van Bogaert

Sound Mixer

Eric Verhaeghe

Other

Marc Verhaeghe

Original Music

Bill Ward

Assistant Sound Editor

Amit Wasserberg

Pilot

Yossi Wein

Director Of Photography

David M Weishaar

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Gaby Weismann

Photography

Film Details

Also Known As
Finest Hour
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Location
Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA; Israel

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1992

Released in United States May 1991

Released in United States October 1991

Released in United States on Video December 9, 1992

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) II in Santa Monica October 21-27, 1991.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1991.

2nd unit photography Spring 1991 in Nevada.

Broadcast over USA Network April 28, 1993.

Began shooting October 1, 1990.

Completed shooting November 27, 1990.

Hal Needham was initially set to direct.

Released in United States 1992

Released in United States May 1991 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1991.)

Released in United States October 1991 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) II in Santa Monica October 21-27, 1991.)

Released in United States on Video December 9, 1992