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The Brig (1964)

 |  Drama  |  20 September 1964 (USA)
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A ultra-realistic depiction of life in a Marine Corps brig (or jail) at a camp in Japan in 1957. Marine prisoners are awakened and put through work details for the course of a single day, ... See full summary »

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Warren Finnerty ...
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Jim Anderson ...
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Henry Howard ...
Guard
Tom Lillard ...
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James Tiroff ...
Prisoner (as Jim Tiroff)
Steven Ben Israel ...
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Gene Lipton ...
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Rufus Collins ...
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William Shari ...
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Viktor Allen ...
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George Bartenieff ...
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Gene Gordon ...
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Mark Duffy ...
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Henry Proach ...
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A ultra-realistic depiction of life in a Marine Corps brig (or jail) at a camp in Japan in 1957. Marine prisoners are awakened and put through work details for the course of a single day, submitting in the course of it to extremely harsh and shocking physical and mental degradation and abuse. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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REALISTIC.....
9 April 2002 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

Absolutely the most realistic depiction of Marine Corps bootcamp I've ever seen. Full Metal Jacket, The D.I., & Gomer Pyle move over; ya'll have nothing on the brig. Genuine intensity... They may have called it the brig, but every single MCRD graduate will relate to the sheer blood, sweat & tears.


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