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The Young Lions(1958)

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Brief Synopsis

A Jewish soldier faces anti-Semitism when he enlists to fight World War II.

Cast & Crew

Edward Dmytryk Director
Marlon Brando Christian Diestl
Montgomery Clift Noah Ackerman
Dean Martin Michael Whiteacre
Hope Lange Hope Plowman
Barbara Rush Margaret Freemantle
May Britt Gretchen Hardenburg
Maximilian Schell Captain Hardenburg
Dora Doll Simone
Lee Van Cleef Sergeant Rickett
Parley Baer Brandt
Arthur Franz Lieutenant Green
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 2 Apr 1958
Release Date:  1958 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  167 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  15,074    
Duration(reels):  17    

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  • One of my favorite war movies

    Brian Snat 2019-06-23

    I like the way this shows the human side of war. Early in the movie Brando is a German ski instructor. As with most Germans at the time, he is not a Nazi,... MORE>

  • Excellent Film

    JimS 2019-06-22

    Excellent, captivating movie. Although very long, my attention stayed. In this film, Brando proved me wrong. He doesn't degrade it, he enhances it... MORE>

  • Enthralling

    Lisa Gonzalez 2019-05-28

    I loved this movie. It felt real. It focused both on the actual experiences of World War II and made a relatable story of all the soldiers in the war. I... MORE>