Bataan (1943)

In this film, set in 1942, a ragtag group of American and Filipino troops stand their ground in Bataan, hoping in vain to stave off the invading Japanese hordes. Robert Taylor stars as the acting officer, who brings out the best in his men… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 16, 2000
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Emanuel Levy

Since it was basically a tale of defeat, the nervous producers emphasized heroism, but later, under criticism of fabricating the facts with mechanically packed incidents, MGM was forced to acknowledge "some melodramatic flaws and technical mistakes."

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Dennis Schwartz
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An exciting flagwaving big box office Alamo-esque suicide mission World War II film.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

MGM and the War Department teamed for this flag waving combat drama that influenced a number of future war movies.

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