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The Big Red One back to product details

Don't watch this version! Watch the Special Edition one.
written by etaviotal March 19, 2008 - 1:47 PM PDT
4 out of 4 members found this review helpful
There is no reason to watch this version which was butchered by the studio when Green Cine also has the "The Big Red One: Special Edition" available for rental. The Special Edition is a fully as possible restored/recreated version that comes much closer to what the director, Sam Fuller, originally envisioned. The commentary on the special edition points out all the great scenes were truncated or completely cut out in the 1980 theatrical release.

lee marvin.. and mark hamill in a film together??
written by psychodrama311 June 7, 2003 - 11:43 PM PDT
5 out of 6 members found this review helpful
this film is about samuel fuller's experiences in world war 2. although the budget was lower on this film then on saving private ryan.. you still get the same impact. especially from knowing that he was there. obviously lee marvin.. being himself takes up a huge quantity of the screen.. by mere presence alone. mark hamill and robert carradine provide a good basis for the unique nature of military units as a whole. very good war film. very.. positive actually.
"The real glory of war is surviving."


(Average 7.04)
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