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Battle Cry (1955)

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Release Date: Feb 2, 1955 Wide

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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 assigned them by the Brass. All this changes with an onslaught of heavy-duty battling in the South Pacific. Aldo Ray plays a tough leatherneck who falls in love with demure Nancy Olson, while James Whitmore, Tab Hunter, Dorothy Malone and Raymond Massey

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Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics

Leon Uris

May 13, 2003

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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.

January 26, 2012 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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More a soap opera story of wartime romances than an action war film.

July 12, 2011 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Fascinating soap opera romance with a little bit of World War II background.

July 17, 2009 Full Review Source: Classic Film and Television
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Large scale WWII drama mixes battle sequences with personal stories. Good acting from a large cast.
September 26, 2010
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