Stand by for Action

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"The mightiest naval drama of all time!"
  • NR
  • 1944
  • 1 hr 49 min
  • 6.6  (665)

Rear Admiral Stephen Thomas's (Charles Laughton) spoken tribute to "the finest Naval officer I knew" provides the framework for this wartime flag waver. Robert Taylor stars as Gregg Masterman, a flippant socialite who comes to realize his obligation to his country when he is called to active duty during World War II. After Masterman is passed over in favor of Lieutenant Commander M.J. Roberts (Brian Donlevy), the men forget their differences in a climactic battle with a formidable Japanese "super-battleship."

Stand by for Action
Stand By For Action
Stand By For Action

Trailer - 2 min 11 sec

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Rear Admiral Stephen Thomas's (Charles Laughton) spoken tribute to "the finest Naval officer I knew" provides the framework for this wartime flag waver. Robert Taylor stars as Gregg Masterman, a flippant socialite who comes to realize his obligation to his country when he is called to active duty during World War II. After Masterman is passed over in favor of Lieutenant Commander M.J. Roberts (Brian Donlevy), the men forget their differences in a climactic battle with a formidable Japanese "super-battleship."

Stand by for Action is a 1944 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 49 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6.

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  • Release Date
    1944
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 49 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (665)