Destination Tokyo (1943)

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Movie Info

Early in World War II, an American submarine commander (Cary Grant) receives orders that his ship is to sneak into the Tokyo harbor to gain meteorological information pertaining to an upcoming air raid of mainland Japan. The film, whose original story was nominated for an Oscar, proved to be a big box-office success.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Classics , Drama
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Cast

John Forsythe
as Sparks
Bill Hunter
as Market St. Commando
Cary Grant
as Capt. Cassidy
John Ridgely
as Reserve Off. Raymond
Alan Hale
as Cookie
Mark Stevens
as Admiral's Aide
Warner Anderson
as Executive
Tom Tully
as Mike
Paul Langton
as Barber
John Hudson
as Radio Man
Robert Lowell
as Radio Operator
Benson Fong
as Japanese
Lane Chandler
as C.P.O.
Cliff Clark
as Hornet's Admiral
Maurice Murphy
as Toscanini
Walter Walker
as Crew Member
William Hudson
as Crew Member
Roland Got
as Japanese Officer
Faye Emerson
as Mrs. Cassidy
Dane Clark
as Tin Can
Kirby Grant
as Captain at Briefing
John Alvin
as Sound Man
William Challee
as Quartermaster
Ángel de la Cruz
as Japanese Bombardier
Bill Kennedy
as Torpedo Officer
George Lloyd
as Chief of Boat
Peter Whitney
as Dakota
Pierre Watkin
as Admiral
George Robotham
as Crew Member
Jack Mower
as Admiral's Aide
Duke York
as Crew Member
Warren Douglas
as English Officer
James B. Leong
as Japanese
Jay Ward
as Crew Member
John Whitney
as Commanding Officer
John Forrest
as Crew Member
John Sylvester White
as Crew Member
Carlyle Blackwell
as Man on phone
Charles Sullivan
as Crew Member
Harry Bartell
as Crew Member
Eddie Lee
as Japanese at Listening Post
Alan Wilson
as Crew Member
Danny Borzage
as Crewman
Cy Malis
as Crew Member
Russ Whiteman
as 1st Class Yeoman
Lou Marcelle
as Narrator
Bruce Wong
as Japanese Antenna Man
Joy Barlowe
as Wolf's girl
Charles Anthony Hughes
as Navy Air Officer
Herbert Gunn
as Lieutenant
Wing Foo
as Japanese at Listening Post
Charles Sherlock
as Crew Member
Warren Ashe
as Major
Michael Daves
as Michael Cassidy
Ted Jacques
as Crew Member
Paul Parry
as Crew Member
Bernie Sell
as Crew Member
Frank Tang
as Japanese Pilot
Charles P. Thompson
as Rear Admiral
Jimmy Evans
as Crew Member
Sailor Vincent
as Crew Member
William Hunter
as Market St. Commando
Mary Landa
as Tin Can's girl
Dorothy Schoemer
as Saleslady
Dan Borzage
as Crew Member
Deborah Daves
as Debby Cassidy
Warren Cross
as Crew Member
Bob Creasman
as Crew Member
Ya Sing Sung
as Japanese on Beach
Danny Borzage
as Crewman
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Critic Reviews for Destination Tokyo

All Critics (4)

Fine WWII propaganda rouser starring Grant and Garfield.

February 6, 2007
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

An intelligent WWII propaganda film.

Full Review… | February 22, 2006
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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July 17, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

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December 20, 2004
Greenwich Village Gazette

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Full Review… | December 31, 1942
Three Movie Buffs

Audience Reviews for Destination Tokyo

As thick with outright propaganda as KFC chicken has grease, yet and still entertaining take on a submarine mission into enemy waters. It was made during wartime, yah, and nobody really knew yet which way the ball was bouncing, and so many "rah! rah!" scenes can be forgiven, as well as the many character caricatures. I had the thought while watching that the intended audience for this was not the men fighting the war - cause they already were doing that - but rather explicitly for the women anxiously waiting for the outcome. That thought added much to the entire film.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

½

Even with Mr. Grant - campy and dull.

Jennifer D
Jennifer D

Super Reviewer

I'm not crazy about this movie, but I am crazy about Grant. He gives a good performance, and the movie has some intense scenes, but overall it was kind of boring.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

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