Anyone a fan of The Big Red One?

Anyone seen Samuel Fullers ww2 epic the big red one? I think it’s shockingly underrated. Apparently Fuller rough in ww2 and some of his experiences are in the movie. Also I have to recommend the directors cut.

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I am a fan. :slight_smile: It’s actually one of the first WWII films I’ve ever seen when I was young (albeit the original release, but still).

Indeed a very c00l movie :movie_camera:

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In the weekly history screenings, The Big Red One will be played on Friday, March 11!

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It is an excellent movie; telling the story of all the guys, but Griff in particular. There’s a “director’ cut” that I’ve heard of, but never seen. And I quite agree it has been forgotten for no good reason.

Fuller also wrote the novel, which is an incredibly good read.

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The directors cut is well worth watching. Tons of deleted scenes put back in, It’s almost like watching a new movie. They also made the world war one flashback black and white, as the director intended.

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