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Big Red One, The Movie

Movie Summary for Big Red One, The

Summary

This 80's movie is the story of a group of soldiers who affront different conflicts through World War II.

Big Red One, The DVD

DVD Release

The DVD for the movie Big Red One, The was released on April 27, 1999 by Warner and is rated R.

Plot

The Big Red One begins at the end of World War I, when the Sergeant makes his appearance while fighting a German soldier. However, he later finds that he murdered the man since the war had been over hours ago.

Decades later, the Sergeant is commanding a group of green soldiers under the patch of The Big Red One. From North Africa up to the liberation of Europe, this group of men will become more than friends; they will become brothers.

Cast

The Sergeant - Lee Marvin
Pvts: Griff, 1st Squad - Mark Hamill
Zab, 1st Squad - Robert Carradine
Vinci, 1st Squad - Bobby Di Cicco
Johnson, 1st Squad - Kelly Ward

Trivia

The film The Big Red One was based in much of the war experiences of the director, Sam Fuller.

Lee Marvin, the main character of The Big Red One movie, was almost killed in World War II.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Big Red One, The was released to theatres on 07/18/1980 by MGM/UA, and grossed $7,206,220 at the box office in the US.


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