Top 2 Red Dawn Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Red Dawn facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Red Dawn film message.

Red Dawn (1984) Jed Eckert adds his and his brother's name to Partisan Rock before going back to Calumet for the last time.
Red Dawn (1984) Jed Eckert adds his and his brother's name to Partisan Rock before going back to Calumet for the last time.
The lone "T-72" was fabricated from the chassis of an US M-8 cargo hauler and fitted with a fiberglass turret and gun. Then repainted several times to appear in different scenes.
The lone "T-72" was fabricated from the chassis of an US M-8 cargo hauler and fitted with a fiberglass turret and gun. Then repainted several times to appear in different scenes.
Red Dawn poster
Red Dawn poster

Red Dawn Plot

A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Red Dawn. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Director Dan Bradley
Stars Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson, Adrianne Palicki
IMDB score 5.4