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The Great War (2019)

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During the last days of the Great War, a group of U.S. soldiers are sent behind enemy lines to rescue a lost platoon.

Director:

Steven Luke

Writers:

Steven Luke, Steven Luke (story by)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bates Wilder ... Captain William Rivers
Hiram A. Murray ... Private John Cain
Ron Perlman ... General Pershing
Billy Zane ... Colonel Jack Morrison
Aaron Courteau ... Sergeant Allistor Richardson
Edgar Damatian ... Private Cardinni
Judah McFadden ... Private Pinchelli
Andrew Stecker ... Corporal Anson Kirby
Casey Sill Casey Sill ... Private Quinn
Cody Fleury ... Private O'Malley
Rod Kasai Rod Kasai ... Sergeant Perry
Rich Lowe ... Corporal Johnson
Jeremy Michael Pereira ... Captain A.J. Stevens
Jordan McFadden ... Mary
Bill Cooper ... Major Reddick
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During the last days of the Great War, a group of U.S. soldiers are sent behind enemy lines to rescue a lost platoon.

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Genres:

Action | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for war violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The land used in Minnesota for filming is privately owned by one of the extras. It is a paintball/airsoft field when not being used for movies or law enforcement training. The buildings used in the fight forest were originally built for airsoft and reenacting use. See more »

Goofs

Several scenes have been flipped in edit rather than re-shot so characters are mirroring each other in frame... but with no thought to U.S. insignia and text on crates, etc being backwards. See more »

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Re-enactment does not make a movie
22 December 2019 | by helldesk666See all my reviews

I understand the importance of highlighting forgotten issues. And the effort made into doing so.

But honestly. This movie is really really bad.

So bad that it became funny.

A spectacled German sniper, just standing there, beside a tree. It made me spit out my coffee (okay okay, it was beer). German soldiers falling like flies with a few gunshots. Enemies meeting each other on a straight (!) path just staring at each other, then starting to shoot and charge. Blood that looks a lot like the ketchup I had earlier on my food.

Bates Wilder did a pretty good job though. Perlman and Zane... no idea what they were doing there.

Again, all respect for the historical references and the sacrifices that have been made at the time in the Great War.

But I'm looking at not just the message, but also at the movie.

And quite frankly, this movie sucks.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 2020 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Over There See more »

Filming Locations:

Big Lake, Minnesota, USA See more »

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