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Battle Cry (1955)





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This film follows a group of WWII marines from basic training to the battlefield. Major Van Heflin knows that his men are spoiling for a real fight but must make do with the desultory skirmishes assigned them. All this changes with an onslaught of heavy-duty battling in the South Pacific.

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Tab Hunter
as Pvt./Cpl. Dan 'Danny' Forrester
Aldo Ray
as Pvt./Pfc. Andy Hookens
Van Heflin
as Major Sam Huxley
Nancy Olson
as Mrs. Pat Rogers
James Whitmore
as Sgt. Mac/Narrator
Raymond Massey
as Gen. Snipes
Dorothy Malone
as Mrs. Elaine Yarborough
John Lupton
as Marion Hotchkiss
L.Q. Jones
as L.Q. Jones
Perry Lopez
as Joe Gomez
Tommy Cook
as Ziltch
Felix Noriego
as Crazy Horse
Carleton Young
as Maj. Jim Wellman
Rhys Williams
as Enoch Rogers
Allyn Ann McLerie
as Ruby, Waitress
Gregory Walcott
as Sgt. Jim Beller
Frank Ferguson
as Mr. Hector Walker
Sarah Selby
as Mrs. Forrester
Willis Bouchey
as Mr. Forrester
Glenn Denning
as Sea Bags
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Critic Reviews for Battle Cry

All Critics (4)

Benefiting from a great cast (Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, James Whitemore), Raoul Walsh's WWII actioner is one of the most commercially popular war movies ever made.

January 26, 2012 | Rating: B | Full Review…

More a soap opera story of wartime romances than an action war film.

July 12, 2011 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Fascinating soap opera romance with a little bit of World War II background.

July 17, 2009 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Battle Cry

Large scale WWII drama mixes battle sequences with personal stories. Good acting from a large cast.

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