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All Quiet on the Western Front

Cast

Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, John Wray, Arnold Lucy View All


Crew

Lewis Milestone (Director), Del Andrews (Writer), George Abbott (Screenplay), Maxwell Anderson (Writer) View All

Release: Apr. 29th, 1930
Runtime: 2 hours, 13 minutes
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. Together with several other young German soldiers, he experiences the horrors of war, such evil of which he had not conceived of when signing up to fight. They eventually become sad, tormented, and confused of their purpose.
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mark f
All Quiet on the Western Front continues to be a watershed, both as a novel and a film, to teach our youth the true horrors of war and to get then past the "glamour", "excitement" and "honor" of dying for one's country, right or wrong.
neiba
Based on the critically acclaimed homonymous novel by Erich Maria Remarque, it portraits the transformations a young German soldier suffers during the World War I: the innocence before the war and the promise of everlasting glory, the shock with reality and the realization of his own mortality and o....
Iroquois
It definitely earns its reputation as one of the greatest war films of all-time and should definitely be checked out by anyone with even the slightest interest in classic film.
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