Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, Jim Caviezel, Ben Chaplin
Terrence Malick (Director), Terrence Malick (Screenplay)
Release: Dec. 25th, 1998
Runtime: 2 hours, 50 minutes
Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed landing, through the bloody and exhausting battles that follow, to the ultimate departure of those who survived. A...
I just watched this movie for the second time on tv, and in the afterglow of a good movie I just had to post a review here! The first time I saw it was when it came out in the cinema with a friend, bu...
There might be spoilers in this thread, but thats a good thing in regards to this piece-O-CRAP! I know its been ten years since this movie was released, but you all seem the sort I want to wail too so...
Two great films for entirely different reasons, Saving Private Ryan's technical brilliance is just astonishing and Malick's artistic expression in The Thin Red Line is equally so.
Overall though ...
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This is the battle for Guadalcanal Island, Nick Nolte plays a intense career officer not seeming to care about how many of his men die but just caring about getting the mission complete on his superiors time table.