Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a houseboat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with local hoods as well as the Miami Beach PD.
Jill St. John,
American and Japanese soldiers, stranded on a tiny Pacific island during World War II, must make a temporary truce and cooperate to survive various tribulations. Told through the eyes of the American and Japanese unit commanders, who must deal with an atmosphere of growing distrust and tension between their men. Written by
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This movie's closing end coda states: "Nobody Ever Wins." See more »
The M1 Carbines used in the film have bayonet studs mounted under their barrels. However, this modification was not incorporated until after World War II, when the carbines underwent refurbishment and updating at Government arsenals. See more »
The line "Nobody Ever Wins" appears in place of "The End" just before the end credits start, which is appropriate given the film's anti-war message. See more »
A very different type of war or in this case, anti-war movie. Effective plane crash at the beginning, I wonder if this is where the current TV series 'Lost' got some of its insperation. This is a cleverly written piece, with the similarities between sides and the appreciation of command and position brilliantly observed. I think Frank Sinatra was hugely underrated as a movie star. However, I found him disappointing here. Sure, he can play a drunk with his eyes shut, but the doctor is a complex and excellent potential character role that we never saw explored. Sinatra looked as if his mind was elsewhere and probably as director, it was and his character was totally unbelievable. This is not to distract from an original, well acted and in truth, touching piece that has a very strong message to deliver.
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