The Young Warriors (1967)

 |  War, Drama  |  2 June 1967 (Finland)
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In World War II, a tough sergeant is put in charge of a squad of young recruits and assigned to lead them on a mission against the Germans.



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Credited cast:
Sergeant Cooley
Steve Carlson ...
Jonathan Daly ...
Jeff Scott ...
Michael Stanwood ...
John Alladin ...
Tom Nolan ...
Sergeant Wadley
Buck Young ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jon Drury
Robert Fuca ...
Soldier (as Robert Angelo)
Morgan Jones


In World War II, a tough sergeant is put in charge of a squad of young recruits and assigned to lead them on a mission against the Germans.

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Release Date:

2 June 1967 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Eagle Warriors  »

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(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Most of the combat scenes in this film were duplicated from another Universal film of twelve years earlier which was the 1955 biography of Audie Murphy "To Hell and Back." As Universal produced both films it was easy to do this; however, the earlier film was a much better movie. See more »


Edited from To Hell and Back (1955) See more »

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Great male bonding war flick
8 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is more about male bonding than about war, but it's got all the right ingredients. Surviving on the battlefield is about teamwork, learning from mistakes, and sharing your knowledge, and that's what this story is all about. The movie starts with the "old man" platoon sergeant taking all the new troops under his wing and shows them how to be a team and how to survive...the movie ends when one of the young troops is now the "old man" taking the young newbies under his wing. The story is kinda cliché, but nonetheless inspiring and satisfying. Highly recommended for anyone into stories about male bonding and growth.

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