Battle Cry
Battle Cry (1955)

Adapted by Leon Uris from his own novel, the film follows a group of World War II marines, from Basic Training to Battlefield. Major Van Heflin knows that his men are spoiling for a real fight, but must make do with the desultory skirmishes… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: May 13, 2003
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Benefiting from a great cast (Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, James Whitemore), Raoul Walsh's WWII actioner is one of the most commercially popular war movies ever made.

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Dennis Schwartz
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More a soap opera story of wartime romances than an action war film.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Fascinating soap opera romance with a little bit of World War II background.

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jay nixon
Large scale WWII drama mixes battle sequences with personal stories. Good acting from a large cast.