Windtalkers is a 2002 American war film directed and co-produced by John Woo, starring Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Peter Stormare, Noah Emmerich, Mark Ruffalo, and Christian Slater. It is based on the real story of Navajo code talkers during World War II. C. O. Erickson was the executive producer. The film was released in the United States on June 14, 2002, and received mixed reviews and proved to be financially unsuccessful, grossing just $77.6 million worldwide against a production budget of $115 million.

Theatrical release poster
Directed byJohn Woo
Written by
  • Joe Batteer
  • John Rice
Produced by
CinematographyJeffrey L. Kimball
Edited by
Music byJames Horner
Distributed byMGM Distribution Co. (United States)
20th Century Fox (International)[1]
Release date
  • June 14, 2002 (2002-06-14)
Running time
134 minutes[1]
153 minutes (Director's Cut)
CountryUnited States
Budget$115 million[2]
Box office$77.6 million[2]

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