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Battle of Blood Island (1960)

 -  Drama | War  -  8 April 1960 (USA)
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Two American GIs are the only survivors of a unit wiped out in a battle with Japanese troops on an isolated island. The two, who don't like each other, find try to put aside their differences in order to evade the Japanese and survive.

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Two American GIs are the only survivors of a unit wiped out in a battle with Japanese troops on an isolated island. The two, who don't like each other, find try to put aside their differences in order to evade the Japanese and survive.

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10,000 men attack--only two got through!

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The film is based on Philip Roth's short story "Expect the Vandals", published in Esquire Magazine, December 1958. See more »

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The more time goes by, the less I am impressed by it...
27 November 2010 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Hello. - MOE! - I thought I would review this film, I don't usually, but I feel inspred. - MOE! - The film is quite simple. Two men are the only survivors of a disastrous attack on a Japanese island in WWII. - MOE! -The two men are incompatible yet, they must stick together because they only have each other.

The more I think about it, the more is just wrong about the film. - MOE! - One, 10,000 men were sent to the island and only two survive? It looks like there is about twenty Japanese soldiers fighting them off. And anyways, isn't 10,000 men too many for an island so small and insignificant? - MOE - - MOE! - Most of it is just talking, and while the soundtrack makes it sound like a B-horror movie by Ed Wood, and the war suit will neither make it appealing to fans of war movies or talkie dramas, the atmosphere is intense (or mind numbing, you decide). - MOE!

  • Bottom line is that you will either hate this film or love it.




P.S. Could Ken have said MOE! any more than he did in this film? :)


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