You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Directed by Samuel Fuller. Some war films tend to never get the story right, but here, considering the director was a WWII veteran; we get a different picture, a side of war that we've never seen. In my opinion an excellent film with Lee Marvin playing one of his best roles. DVD. The soldiers adapt to the hardships of war as they see conflict in North Africa and Sicily, take part in the D-Day landings, and liberate a Nazi concentration camp. As if that wasn’t enough, an hour long documentary on Samuel Fuller is next, as taken from Turner Classic Movies’ great series The Men Who Made the Movies. Your Ticket Confirmation # is located under the header in your email that reads "Your Ticket Reservation Details". Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Would you look at how fast they put the names of all our guys who got killed. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! In 1954, during the French Indochina War, an Eurasian female smuggler and a group of French Foreign Legion mercenaries, infiltrate the enemy territory in order to destroy an arms depot. The reconstruction of Samuel Fuller's epic account of his days in North Africa in World War II elevates the film into the pantheon of great war movies. Written by In the end, plenty of conventions are hit, while only so much expository depth is explored, even though the film bloats itself so much with filler which leads to an aimless sense of episodicity and unevenness, exacerbated by the coldness that could have dulled the final product down as underwhelming, were it not for the subtly attractive style, immersive art direction, generally colorful scripting, consistently endearing acting, and often effective direction which secure Samuel Fuller's "The Big Red One" as a generally rewarding saga on war. The hell it is, Griff. Looking for something to watch? Cinemark As the five of them fight - and survive to fight yet again in the next battle - new recruits joining the squad are swatted down by the enemy on a regular basis. 2. 4.3 out of 5 stars 294. Directed by Samuel Fuller. He is mean and brutal at times, but he does what needs to be done to help his squad return safe. The story of a hardened army sergeant and four of his men, from their first fight at the Kasserine Pass after the invasion of North Africa through to the invasion of Sicily, D-Day, the Ardennes forest and the liberation of a concentration camp at the end of the war. A couple goes on the run after being accused for a crime they didn't commit. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Covering the end of WW1 and the origin of the insignia of the 1st Infantry Div ( USA ) From North Africa to Europe and the end of WW2, considerably better than some of the later war films. A man abused by a sadistic mining company cop before he could tell where on their desert property he'd found diamonds decides to steal them instead. Crime, Certificate: M The print found here is in incredible shape, with no real instances of debris or grain. There's one scene in which a soldier pulls a pin on a grenade in the dark, starting the 4-second fuse, tosses it up an embankment to a buddy, who tosses it up to the Sergeant (Lee Marvin), who tosses it up to Zab (Robert Carradine), who then tosses it up onto a German truck, causing an explosion that is much too spectacular for a grenade (like most films portray). Try again. garykmcd. When I first saw this film I gave it two stars because of the bad acting, lack of realism, and choppy scenes.The Restoration version shows a little more of the reality of war, but it's still definitely a 1970s mentality film. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. I am looking forward to it, because maybe there lies a great portion of the potential I felt was unexplored... if not all of it! Showdown in Arizona between the Bonnell brothers, U.S.Marshals, and Jessica Drummond, the iron-fist rancher who controls the territory. The Big Red One may have outclassed by other war films, but its impact is unmatched. It's a terrific war yarn, a picture of palpable raw power which manages both Intense intimacy and great scope at the same time. Samuel Fuller's valedictory war picture, The Big Red One follows the First Infantry Division from Africa to Europe during the years 1942 through 1945. Coming Soon.

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