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The Big Red One (1980)

R
113 min | Drama, War

A hardened sergeant and the four core members of his infantry unit try to survive World War II as they move from battle to battle throughout Europe.
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Producers
Gene Corman | Douglas Freeman (reconstruction, 2004) | Richard Schickel (reconstruction, 2004)
Cinematographer
Editors
Bryan McKenzie (2004 reconstruction) | Morton Tubor
Casting Director
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Budget
$4,500,000
Gross (US & Canada)
$7,206,220
Gross (World)
$7,206,823
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Release date
Jul 18, 1980 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Lee Marvin
The Sergeant The Sergeant   See fewer
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Mark Hamill
Pvt. Griff - 1st Squad Pvt. Griff - 1st Squad   See fewer
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Robert Carradine
Pvt. Zab - 1st Squad Pvt. Zab - 1st Squad   See fewer
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Bobby Di Cicco
Pvt. Vinci - 1st Squad Pvt. Vinci - 1st Squad   See fewer
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Kelly Ward
Pvt. Johnson - 1st Squad Pvt. Johnson - 1st Squad   See fewer
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Stéphane Audran
Underground Walloon Fighter at Asylum (as Stephane Audran) Underground Walloon Fighter at Asylum (as Stephane Audran)   See fewer
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Siegfried Rauch
Sgt. Schroeder Sgt. Schroeder   See fewer
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Serge Marquand
Rensonnet Rensonnet   See fewer
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Charles Macaulay
General / World War I Captain General / World War I Captain   See fewer
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Alain Doutey
Sgt. Broban - Vichy Soldier Sgt. Broban - Vichy Soldier   See fewer
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Maurice Marsac
Vichy Colonel Vichy Colonel   See fewer
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Colin Gilbert
Dog Face POW - Tunis Hospital Dog Face POW - Tunis Hospital   See fewer
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Joseph Clark
Pvt. Shep - Soldier on Troop Transport Pvt. Shep - Soldier on Troop Transport   See fewer
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Ken Campbell
Pvt. Lemchek - #2 on Bangalore Torpedo Pvt. Lemchek - #2 on Bangalore Torpedo   See fewer
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Doug Werner
Switolski Switolski   See fewer
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Perry Lang
Pvt. Kaiser - 1st Squad Pvt. Kaiser - 1st Squad   See fewer
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Howard Delman
Pvt. Smitty - Soldier in Sicily Fetching Water Pvt. Smitty - Soldier in Sicily Fetching Water   See fewer
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Marthe Villalonga
Madame Marbaise Madame Marbaise   See fewer
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Giovanna Galletti
Woman in Sicilian Village (as Giovanna Galetti) Woman in Sicilian Village (as Giovanna Galetti)   See fewer
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Gregori Buimistre
The Hun - German Soldier in WWI The Hun - German Soldier in WWI   See fewer
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Shimon Barr
German Male Nurse - Tunis Hospital German Male Nurse - Tunis Hospital   See fewer
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Matteo Zoffoli
Matteo - Sicilian Boy Matteo - Sicilian Boy   See fewer
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Abraham Ronai
German Field Marshall German Field Marshall   See fewer
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Galit Rotman
Pregnant Frenchwoman Pregnant Frenchwoman   See fewer
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Samuel Fuller
War Correspondent (as Sam Fuller) War Correspondent (as Sam Fuller)   See fewer
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Pascal Breuer
Hitler Youth (uncredited) Hitler Youth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Luther Fear
German Standing in Tank in Snow (uncredited) German Standing in Tank in Snow (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Flesch
Colonel (uncredited) Colonel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anat Harel
Graziella (uncredited) Graziella (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ulli Kinalzik
Gerd - German Soldier (uncredited) Gerd - German Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christa Lang
German Countess (extended edition) (uncredited) German Countess (extended edition) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Marchand
Capt. Chapier (uncredited) Capt. Chapier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack McCulloch
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Moriarty
Staff Sergeant at Kasserine Pass (uncredited) Staff Sergeant at Kasserine Pass (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yossi Pollak
Herr Green Shirt (uncredited) Herr Green Shirt (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 17,425 votes