Judd Nelson, C. Thomas Howell, Andrew Bristow. 1980s screen icons Judd Nelson and C. Thomas Howell star in this inspiring story of survival and courage. In 1942, the two-man crew of of U. S. Navy dive bomber are forced to ditch their plane in the sea. Adrift in the vast reaches of the Pacific, the men rely on each other as they pray for rescue by the ragtag crew of an amphibious aircraft. Based on a true story. Directed by Mike Phillips.