Halls of Montezuma
Halls of Montezuma (1950)

In Halls of Montezuma, Richard Widmark stars as Lt. Carl Anderson, a former schoolteacher who serves as a no-nonsense Marine officer during WW II. Anderson leads his patrol to a Japanese-controlled island, where the enemy has set up an… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1950
DVD Release Date: November 6, 2001
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

How can flag waving, the Marines, and Richard Widmark go wrong?

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film doesn't pretend to be more than a routine WW11 war film reflecting the political mood of when it was made.

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Although the movie grinds down to a snail's pace on occasion, there's more than enough patriotic gunplay for a WWII buff to get behind.

Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

I thought of maverick Samuel Fuller and his no-nonsense 'tabloid' approach to cinema.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Halls of Montezuma is one of the classic war films. Brilliantly acted and directed, this is a must see movie for War film enthusiasts. Director Lewis Milestone… More
Randy Tippy
Remember when Hollywood depicted war as glorious and romantic? This is Richard Widmark storming the beaches of pacific islands, taking out Jap pillboxes with a… More
xGary Xx
Lewis Milestone made some great war films, but this WWII drama about a marine platoon commanded by Richard Widmark doesn't measure up to his best. The… More