In 1942, men from across the USA are in Camp Toccoa, Georgia to undergo paratrooper training. For the men of 'E' Easy Company the training is particularly difficult as a result of their demanding commander, Captain Herbert Sobel. He drives them incessantly to excel, canceling their weekend passes on a whim. His favorite chore is to have the men undertake a run up a hill known as Currahee. While the men are fit and ready for battle, thanks to Sobel, he has unfortunately shown himself to be a weak tactical commander. Once in England, and knowing they will soon be invading the Continent, the sergeants stage a rebellion. Sobel's excesses come to an end when Lt. Dick Winters requests a court martial rather than accept punishment for one of Sobel's lame charges. Written by
Did You Know?
Damian Lewis said as much in an interview. He talked about going to the audition and how the actor in front of him looked so much like the real Dick Winters. He said he felt for sure that guy was going to get the part. For the record, the real Winters was blond and Lewis is redhead - and he received near universal critical acclaim. Malarkey received a similar Adaptation Dye-Job, being blonde in real life and played by redhead Scott Grimes. See more
The two times Lt. Meehan is telling Easy Company that the invasion has been postponed, his tone of voice and hand movements are different both times, when they are supposed to be the same moment. See more
Rudolph R. Dittrich
This stuff is orange. Spaghetti ain't supposed to be orange.
This ain't spaghetti. This is Army noodles with ketchup.
You ain't gotta eat it.
Come on, Gonorrhea, as a fellow Italian you should know that calling this crap spaghetti is a mortal sin.
Features Mr. Lucky
Composed by Michael Kamen
Performed by The London Metropolitan Orchestra See more