It showed footage of the three main characters, including a conversation between Leckie and Sledge, Basilone's marriage and numerous combat scenes. The first official US trailer for The Pacific aired on HBO prior to the season 2 premiere of True Blood on 14 June 2009. It’s all on Hulu. An extended trailer (3:47) to the miniseries can be viewed on the series' official website. Stream Season episodes of The Pacific online and access extras such as interviews, previews and episode guides. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. After four months of combat on Guadalcanal, the 1st Marine Division is relieved and the men are transported to Melbourne, Australia. Buy The Pacific on Google Play, then watch on your PC, Android, or iOS devices. [51] In Portugal, the series was broadcast on 5 April 2010 on AXN and in HD on AXN HD two days after the original broadcast in the US. [57] IGN reviewer Ramsey Isler gave the entire miniseries an 8.5 out of 10, saying "Although I don't think The Pacific overtakes Band of Brothers in terms of technical execution and overall entertainment value, many of the comparisons will be moot as The Pacific is a different kind of series with different goals. The Pacific: episode three In a radical change of pace, The Pacific retires to Melbourne where the marines hit the town – and Leckie falls in love In Pictures: HBO's The Pacific. [53] In South Africa, the miniseries started broadcasting on 5 May 2010 on the Mnet channel. Season 1 Review: This 10-hour production on World War II in the Pacific is an ambitious, imperfect, intense and often compelling look at combat that gets dirtier and more ragged with each episode. [52] In Denmark, Norway, Finland, France and Sweden, the series began broadcasting on Canal+; in Turkey, CNBC-e on 18 April 2010; in the Netherlands, on 7 April 2010 on Veronica; and in Greece, on Nova Cinema on 10 April 2010. Subject Guadalcanal Campaign, Battle of the Tenaru Episode No. What to Watch Latest Trailers IMDb TV IMDb Originals IMDb Picks IMDb Podcasts Awards & Events Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys STARmeter Awards San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events Read full review The series broadcast commenced in Australia on Channel 7 on Wednesday, 14 April 2010, at 8:30 pm. Based on the accounts of Marines in World War II, this 10-part miniseries follows the intertwined journeys of three U.S. Marines in the Pacific Theater -- Pfcs. [29] From August until November 2007[30] filming took place at locations in and around Port Douglas, Queensland including Mossman, Queensland;[31] Drumsara Plantation, Mowbray National Park[31] and beaches at Rocky Point, Queensland. Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Philippines broadcasts were available in high-definition on the HBO Asia HD Channel. Season 1, Episode 10. Merriel "Snafu" Shelton (Rami Malek) a cocky Cape Gloucester veteran, Sgt. Part Three is an episode taking place in Melbourne, Australia, which focuses primarily on Robert Leckie, but also has a side story centering on John Basilone. The third episode, set during a moment of respite in Australia, remedies this and from this point I found the series increasingly gripping. On 14 January 2010, Comcast added on-demand content from the series, including a scene from The Pacific, interviews with the producers and character profiles. Check out information to watch 1 - 1: Guadalcanal/Leckie online including episode summaries, ratings, and links to stream on SideReel. [21] In April 2007, the producers set up a production office in Melbourne and began casting. Season 1, Episode 1 TV-MA CC HD CC SD. [18][19] Seven and Sky both invested in the project for the right to broadcast it in Australia and the United Kingdom respectively. With James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Ashton Holmes. An honest, albeit horrifying, exploration of World War II, The Pacific is a visually stunning miniseries not for the faint of heart. On the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds an approval rating of 91% with an average rating of 8.32 out of 10, based on 43 reviews. Download to watch offline and even view it on a big screen using Chromecast. The series premiered in the US and Canada on 14 March 2010, on HBO. Track the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene Sledge – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. 2010, HBO, 9 episodes The different cast provides a wider view of the Pacific theatre, allowing the book to include the fall of the Philippines, Midway, Philippine Sea and Luzon and expand the narrative to include depictions of life as experienced by prisoners of war, senior officers and the development of naval aviation. The Pacific was spearheaded by Bruce C. McKenna (co-executive producer), one of the main writers on Band of Brothers. Watch full episodes of The Pacific and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at TVGuide.com The Pacific is a 2010 American war drama miniseries produced by HBO, Playtone, and DreamWorks that premiered in the United States on 14 March 2010.. The Pacific (TV Mini-Series 2010) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. A 10-part miniseries about US Marines fighting the Japanese in the Pacific in World War II. It tells the story of the 1st Marines in the Pacific Theater of World War II through the eyes of three men: Robert "Lucky" Leckie, Eugene "Sledgehammer" Sledge, … John Basilone -- from their first battle against Japan on Guadalcanal, across the sands of Iwo Jima and the horror of Okinawa, to their ultimately triumphant return after V-J Day. [44][45], The series's score was written by Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli and Blake Neely and was released on 9 March 2010. [41] Other suburban locations included Mornington Railway, Bundoora, Victoria,[42] specifically the Ernest Jones Hall at the La Trobe University campus, Bundoora (late May 2008);[43] the Railway Hotel, South Melbourne (December 2007);[44] Scotch College, Melbourne (December 2007);[44] Melbourne High School (December 2007). John Basilone prepares to ship out and confront the enemy somewhere in the Pacific, while budding journalist Robert Leckie enlists in the Marine Corps. A second trailer was released on the HBO website after which the date "March 2010" is displayed, giving a more specific series release date. The Pacific miniseries features the 1st Marine Division's battles in the Pacific, such as Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester, Peleliu, and Okinawa, as well as Basilone's involvement in the Battle of Iwo Jima. Nine had a broadcast deal with HBO's parent Warner Bros., but then HBO started to distribute its own productions separately. Veteran Sergeant John Basilone ships out soon after Pearl Harbor for Guadalcanal while other young enlistees are sent to boot camp. That's a tall order for any series to fulfill, and although The Pacific doesn't always come through with shining colors, it does make an admirable effort. Guadalcanal/Leckie Dead Japanese soldiers, killed assaulting United States Marine positions, lie on the sandbar at the mouth of Alligator Creek, Guadalcanal after the real battle on August 21, 1942. The Pacific Theatre of World War II, as seen through the eyes of several young Marines. 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McKenna, Laurence Andries, and Robert Schenkkan, Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie, Meg Liberman, Camille H. Patton, Christine King, Jennifer Euston, Suzanne M. Smith, Steve Fuller, Ahmet Ahmet, Peter Frankfurt, Lauren Hartstone, Outstanding Make-up for a Miniseries or Movie (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Prosthetic Make-up for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special, Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or Movie, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or Movie, Andrew Ramage, Michael Minkler, Daniel Leahy, Craig Mann, Gary Wilkins, Michael Minkler, Daniel Leahy, Marc Fishman, Gary Wilkins, Michael Minkler, Daniel Leahy, John E. Sullivan, Joss Williams, David Taritero, Peter Webb, Dion Hatch, John P. Mesa, Jerry Pooler, Paul Graff, John E. Sullivan, Joss Williams, David Taritero, David Goldberg, Angelo Sahin, Marco Recuay, William Mesa, Chris Bremble, Jerry Pooler, Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Television, Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Motion Picture/Mini-Series Television, Outstanding Achievement in Casting – Television Movie/Mini Series. Hugh Ambrose, the son of Band of Brothers author Stephen Ambrose, served as a project consultant. The trailer concluded with "2010" displayed on-screen -alluding to and confirming the series release date. The fragmented, and sometimes pointless, nature of the Pacific campaign means that this series is perhaps even more character driven than "Band of Brothers" with its Normandy to Germany narrative arc. Start your free trial to watch The Pacific and other popular TV shows and movies including new releases, classics, Hulu Originals, and more. The Pacific: episodes one and two The Pacific, Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks's follow up to Band of Brothers, has had its debut on Sky Movies – so what did you think? Outmanned and with supplies low, Basilone and other marines on Guadacanal rally to repel superior Japanese forces. The Pacific received widespread critical acclaim. Peleliu Airfield A scene from the episode Subject Battle of Peleliu, Airfield Assault Episode No. Season 1 guide for The Pacific TV series - see the episodes list with schedule and episode summary. Water is in short supply and the stifling heat takes control on Peleliu as Leckie is wounded and evacuated. In Pictures: HBO's The Pacific Pearl Harbor led America into the greatest conflict ever recorded. "[60] It also won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film. Singapore, Hong Kong, and Indonesia had dual language available. [27], Filming of the miniseries in Australia started on 10 August 2007,[28] and finished in late May 2008. The series is a companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers and focuses on the United States Marine Corps's actions in the Pacific Theater of Operations within the wider Pacific War. After V-J Day Leckie and Sledge return home and try to readjust to civilian life. Track The Pacific new episodes, see when is the next episode air date, series schedule, trailer, countdown, calendar and more. "[55] On Metacritic, the series has a weighted average score of 86 out of 100, based on 32 critics, indicating "universal acclaim". Miniseries The Pacific Critics Consensus. Part 1. J.P. Morgan (1919–1980), This page was last edited on 19 January 2021, at 13:48. From Sledge's storyline, there are characters such as Cpl. The Pacific won a Peabody Award in 2010 for "reminding us of the necessities—and the costs—of service. Shocked and befuddled by the welcome they receive, the men soon find that they are … Track The Pacific season 1 episodes. [3] It also draws on Sledge's memoir China Marine[4] and Red Blood, Black Sand, the memoir of Chuck Tatum, a Marine who fought alongside Basilone at Iwo Jima.[5][6]. In the US, the rights to the series were picked up by Ovation and it started airing sometime in 2019. It was published in the UK and the US in March 2010 and Ambrose gave a webcast interview about the book at the Pritzker Military Library on 15 April 2010.[47][48]. The series is a companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers and focuses on the United States Marine Corps's actions in the Pacific Theater of Operations within the wider Pacific War.Whereas Band of … Romus Valton "R.V" Burgin (Martin McCann) Sledge's Platoon Sergeant, Pfc. [56], Time magazine's James Poniewozik named it one of the Top 10 TV Series of 2010. After the Japanese surrender on August 15, 1945, Leckie leaves a Long Island hospital … [31] Production then moved to rural Victoria,[32][33] in the You Yangs near Lara (from November–December 2007),[34] then at a sand quarry on Sandy Creek Road near Geelong, Victoria until February 2008. Watch it here. In New Zealand, the series began broadcasting on 12 April 2010 on TV One. This series sought to look beyond the combat and it paints a full, vivid picture of the war and the people that fought it through focused, individual stories. [citation needed], Historian Hugh Ambrose, son of Band of Brothers author Stephen E. Ambrose, wrote the official tie-in book to the miniseries,[46] which follows the stories of two of the featured men from the miniseries, Basilone and Sledge, as well as stories of Sledge's close friend Sidney Phillips and two men not featured in the series, marine officer Austin Shofner and US Navy pilot Vernon Micheel. With James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Joshua Bitton. Directed by Jeremy Podeswa. [26] The Australian newspaper Herald Sun estimates that it brought 4,000 jobs and generated A$180 million for the Australian economy. "Part 1" is one of the lesser episodes of The Pacific, which is generally an excellent production all around but often seems to traffic in war movie cliche just to get things rolling. It is based primarily on the memoirs of two US Marines: With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by Eugene Sledge and Helmet for My Pillow by Robert Leckie. All in all, the opening two episodes of The Pacific are blockbuster television, and utterly compelling. [49] HBO Asia premiered The Pacific at 9 pm on 3 April 2010, with the first two episodes being consecutively broadcast in the first week. In the immediate aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Marine Sgt. 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