The Naked and the Dead
The Naked and the Dead (1958)

Based on Norman Mailer's controversial account of WWII life in the Pacific Rim, this war drama is set upon a remote island where a small platoon is stationed. Most of the plot centers on the infighting between the men and the growing… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 28, 1958
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Waters down Norman Mailer's 721 page salty 1948 bestseller novel based on his own experiences during WW II in the South Pacific.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Powerful anti war drama, with great landscape photography

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