MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 74,793 this week

The Bold and the Brave (1956)

 -  War | Drama  -  April 1956 (USA)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 91 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 4 critic

An assortment of American types come together in the Italian campaign of 1944.

Directors:

, (uncredited)

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 250 titles
created 23 Apr 2011
 
a list of 264 titles
created 27 Aug 2011
 
a list of 342 titles
created 12 Nov 2011
 
a list of 1042 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 32 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Bold and the Brave (1956)

The Bold and the Brave (1956) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Bold and the Brave.

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
...
Don Taylor ...
Nicole Maurey ...
John Smith ...
Race Gentry ...
Ralph Votrian ...
Wright King ...
...
Bobs Watson ...
Bob
Tara Summers ...
Diana Darrin ...
Edit

Storyline

An assortment of American types come together in the Italian campaign of 1944.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

world war two | sergeant

Genres:

War | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

April 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Bold and the Brave  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Bold and the Brave is the second of three war dramas in which a character played by Mickey Rooney is killed by a hand grenade. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Far from Heaven (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

The Bold and the Brave
Written by Ross Bagdasarian and Mickey Rooney
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Movie Up on YouTube
3 November 2012 | by (Somewhere in Italy, 1944) – See all my reviews

I hadn't seen this since childhood; the moving climax stuck in my mind long after the ballad sung over the credits faded from memory. The crap game is somewhat replicated a few years later in the memorable Mickey Rooney-starring episode of COMBAT!: "Silver Service". Mickey brings the same self-effacing, self-sacrificing ebullience to the role of Harry White as he does to Dooley in The BOLD AND THE BRAVE... Louis Morgan says, on his blog: ''Mickey Rooney is an actor who is commonly derided by modern viewers for his Rooney mannerisms, and tendency to overact his parts. I must personally I have no animosity toward Rooney. Firstly he showed in The Human Comedy he is capable of giving a moving performance, secondly I personally never had a problem with his Rooneyisms. This is not to say that I do not understand people who do hold this animosity, Rooney certainly is an actor that if he rubs you the wrong way he probably really rubs you the wrong way. He simply does not annoy me in that way, although it most certainly is true that his performances tend to be better when they are further away from a typical Rooney performance than closer.''

Highest recommendation!


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD? Texian04
wrong tank tom202
Two very good pieces of acting Marlburian
Discuss The Bold and the Brave (1956) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page