The Final Countdown is a alternate history science fiction film about a modern aircraft Produced with the full cooperation of the United States Navy, set and filmed on board the actual USS Nimitz supercarrier, The Final Countdown was. venivinilvinci.com: The Final Countdown (Full Screen Edition): Kirk Douglas, Martin Charles Durning, Don Taylor, Jean-Pierre Guérin, Kristina Larsen: Movies & TV. That makes The Final Countdown a better Navy film than a full-fledged time- travel fantasy, but there's a nice little twist at the end, and the plot holes are easy to.
The Final Countdown () Kirk Douglas in The Final Countdown () The Final Countdown () Kirk Douglas in The Final Countdown See full technical specs» Making a military movie without official cooperation can be difficult. Far-fetched but plausable, this is a story about an aircraft carrier traveling backwards in time, just before the start of WWII. The USS Nimitz is cruising peacefully.