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Mixed or average reviews - based on 35 Critics

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Mixed or average reviews- based on 40 Ratings

Summary: In 1942, several hundred Navajo Americans were recruited as Marines and trained to use their language as code. In John Woo's Windtalkers, Marine Joe Enders (Cage) is assigned to protect Ben Yahzee (Beach) -- a Navajo Code Talker, the Marines' new secret weapon. (MGM)

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Runtime: 134 min
Rating: Rated R for pervasive graphic war violence, and for language. (also director's cut)
Production: Lion Rock Productions
Genres: Action, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Languages: English, Japanese, Navajo
Home Release Date: Oct 15, 2002
Director Credit
John Woo Director
Writer Credit
Joe Batteer Written By
John Rice Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Adam Beach Private Ben Yahzee
Nicolas Cage Sergeant Joe Enders
Cast Credit
Billy Morts Fortino
Brian Van Holt Private Harrigan
Cameron Thor Mertens
Christian Slater Sgt. Pete 'Ox' Anderson
Frances O'Connor Rita
Holmes Osborne Colonel Hollings
Jason Isaacs Major Mellitz
Kevin Cooney Ear Doctor
Mark Ruffalo Private Pappas
Martin Henderson Private Nellie
Noah Emmerich Private Chick
Peter Stormare Gunnery Sergeant Hjelmstad
Roger Willie Private Charlie Whitehorse
Producer Credit
Alison R. Rosenzweig Producer
Arthur Anderson Co-Producer
C.O. Erickson Executive Producer
Caroline Macaulay Co-Producer
John J. Smith Line Producer
John Woo Producer
Richard Stenta Line Producer
Stephen Traxler Associate Producer
Terence Chang Producer
Tracie Graham-Rice Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: