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Attack Squadron! (1963)

101 min | Action, Drama, War

Lt. Col. Senda resists the idea of sending Japanese fighter pilots on suicide missions. He believes that what is really necessary for Japan to regain momentum in the war is for the air force to gather its most brilliant pilots into an ...See moreLt. Col. Senda resists the idea of sending Japanese fighter pilots on suicide missions. He believes that what is really necessary for Japan to regain momentum in the war is for the air force to gather its most brilliant pilots into an elite squadron and use the unit to pinpoint attacks on the Americans. Disrespected by the kamikaze pilots who think the "non-suicidal" pilots are afraid, the unit redeems itself by stunning victories. But success leads the military leaders to expect too much of the unit, and new orders portend disaster. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Updated Jan 3, 1963

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Feb 1, 1975 (United States)

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58 cast members
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Toshirô Mifune
Lt. Colonel Senda Lt. Colonel Senda   See fewer
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Yûzô Kayama
Captain Shiro Taki Captain Shiro Taki   See fewer
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Takashi Shimura
Admiral Admiral   See fewer
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Yôsuke Natsuki
Captain Nobuo Ataka Captain Nobuo Ataka   See fewer
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Makoto Satô
Teppei Yano Teppei Yano   See fewer
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Yuriko Hoshi
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Ryô Ikebe
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Susumu Fujita
Yamato Commander Ito Yamato Commander Ito   See fewer
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Jun Tazaki
Commander Commander   See fewer
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Akihiko Hirata
Senda's Aide Senda's Aide   See fewer
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Yoshio Kosugi
Destroyer Captain Destroyer Captain   See fewer
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Mie Hama
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Senkichi Ômura
Transport Pilot Transport Pilot   See fewer
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Seizaburô Kawazu
Kosaku Aruga Kosaku Aruga   See fewer
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Jack Davis
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Yutaka Oka
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Yû Sekita
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Ken Uehara
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Kôji Uno
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Shigeo Katô
Refugee in Kinegawa Town (uncredited) Refugee in Kinegawa Town (uncredited)   See fewer
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Akio Kusama
Military general staff (uncredited) Military general staff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Haruo Nakajima
Crew of a destroyer / An officer at an air base (uncredited) Crew of a destroyer / An officer at an air base (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 80 votes