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All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  War, Drama  |  14 November 1979 (USA)
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A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

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Stanislaus Katczinsky
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Kantorek
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Himmelstoss
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Paul's Mother
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Josef Behm (as Mark Elliott)
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Albert Kropp (as Dai Bradley)
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Friedrich Muller (as Mathew Evans)
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Katerina Lírová ...
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Paul Baumer is a young German who, along with his graduating high school classmates, enlist in the German Imperial Army during the First World War. Originally thinking war would be a great adventure, Paul and his friends discover exactly the opposite as the war drags on and one by one the members of the class are killed in action until only Paul remains. Written by Anthony Hughes <husnock31@hotmail.com>

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They left for war as Boys, never to return as men.

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Richard Thomas was 28 when he made the film, making him 10 years older than the character he was portraying. See more »

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The stabbed French soldier's right arm moves from his side, to his chest, and back again, between shots. See more »

Quotes

Muller: Himmelstoss...there's a latrine down the road. Why don't you go take a jump?
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One of the Few WWI films around and very good at that
11 December 2004 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

I remembered watching this film in college and got it for my daughter when she was studying WWI. This movie really took advantage of a great opportunity: Teaming Richard Thomas and Ernst Borgnine while they were both still young enough for the parts! Thomas is wonderful, as he always is; but it's Borgnine you remember most as the old soldier, Kat. It is a great story and very well-acted. Just an interesting aside is the appearance of Patricia Neal as the young soldier, Paul's, mother. Patricia Neal portrayed Olivia Walton in the pilot episode of THE WALTONS (THE HOMECOMING); so it was interesting to see she and Thomas as mother and son again. Definitely recommended.


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