The Gulf War is a Action and Drama film directed by Steven Spielburg.
|Gulf War (2001)|
|Directed by||Steven Spielburg|
|Written by||200 Monkeys on Typewriters|
|Starring||George W. Bush, Condeleeza Rice, Saddam Hussein|
|Produced by||J.J. Abrams|
|Distributed by||Warner Brothers|
|Release date||August 2, 1991|
|Runtime||1 hour, 30 minutes|
|Language||English, French, Hindu, Hutt|
In a retelling of the beginning of the Iraq War (a.k.a. the Gulf War), the film shows the political tension, the sadness, and the stupidity of the war.
George W. Bush as Himself Saddam Hussein as Himself Elizabeth Banks as Laura Bush James Cromwell as George H. W. Bush Ellen Burstyn as Barbara Bush Thandie Newton as Condoleezza Rice Ioan Gruffudd as Tony Blair Richard Dreyfuss as Dick Cheney Scott Glenn as Donald Rumsfeld Jason Ritter as Jeb Bush Noah Wyle as Donald Evans Jeffrey Wright as Colin Powell Tom Hanks as Bill Clinton John Travolta as Iraqi Soldier 1 Naveen Andrews as Iraqi Soldier 2
Filming took place in Universal Studios and Washington D.C. Certain shots were filmed at Nevada.
During production, cast members noticed strange supernatural events, similar to the events during production of The Omen. This may be because of the filming location, which is only 666 meters away from Area 51
Special Effects done by Industrial Light and Magic
The film recieved mixed reviews. Rotten Tomato gave the film a 3 out of 100 points, while FOX gave the film 5/5. The film grossed around $40,000,000.
Iraq banned the film due to the negative representation of Saddam Hussein.