During the Korean War, a glory-hunting sergeant leads his platoon on a mission against the enemy--not telling them that a cease-fire has just been declared--so that he can win medals. ... See full summary »
Wanted north of the border, Jess Carlin resides safely in Mexico. Then he hears his brother was killed in a gunfight with another man. Knowning his brother never carried a gun he heads ... See full summary »
This is only the second Audie Murphy movie set in WWII after his autobiographical "To Hell and Back." Here Murphy steps out of his usual kid-Western role to play a civilian working for the ... See full summary »
During the Korean War, a glory-hunting sergeant leads his platoon on a mission against the enemy--not telling them that a cease-fire has just been declared--so that he can win medals. Trouble arises when some members of platoon begin to suspect that something is fishy. Written by
Tony Russel said the film was held from US release for almost three years because of its controversial and what was claimed by some to be anti-American content. It was finally released in the US after Audie Murphy filmed a prologue explaining that the film told the story of one soldier and one platoon. The film won an "out of competition" award at Cannes in May of 1961. See more »
This movie should not be confused with the excellent Ross Burley contribution 'War's Hell' - a 'Nam masterpiece which compels in much the same manner that brought success to Scorsese, Coppola and Leonne in their attempts to create an awesome epic. The visual performance by stars Nikki Edwards and Karoline Gray as 'love interest' are well balanced by the manic 'Sarge', Christopher Gudgin, or 'gimp'.
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