Attack (1956)

It is easy to see why the US Army refused to cooperate in the production of Attack. Based on the Norman Brooks play The Fragile Fox, this searing war film is a powerful indictment against a military system which protects even its most… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 17, 1956
DVD Release Date: May 20, 2003
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Fernando F. Croce

Aldrich's blunt and ferocious existentialism

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It seems like film noir told as a war drama.

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Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

Look, it's very impressive.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Aldrich conduz com segurança a tensão crescente da narrativa, e conta, ainda, com a forte presença de Palance. Os únicos problemas residem nos prolixos minutos finais e no personagem de Albert, que acaba se tornando muito caricatural.

Emanuel Levy

One of Robert Aldrich's best films, this dark, grim, cynical portrait of infantry warfare in 1944 Belgium is extremely well acted by Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert and the rest of the male cast.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
Jack Palance gives the performance of his career as a tough lieutenant who loses one too many men because of the cowardice of his commanding officer Eddie… More
Randy Tippy
Jack Palance tries to lead an infantry company in the waning days of WWII. He battles tough German resistance and an enormously incompetent commanding officer… More