During the chaos from the Japanese attacks, a group of vigilant Californians defend the coastline in hopes of avoiding another incident. All this is being watched by a Japanese commander in a submarine.
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The Japanese submarine crew were extras hired because they were Asian. Most were typical laid-back Southern Californians, and none had any acting training. Toshirô Mifune (an actual Japanese World War II veteran) was so outraged at their attitudes, that he asked Steven Spielberg if he could deal with them. He then started yelling at them to get in line, and slapped one of them, saying, "This is how Japanese men are trained!" Mifune worked with them from that point on. Read More