The Big Red One

TitleThe Big Red One
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1980
AuthorsFuller, Samuel
Running Time113 min
Date Released05/1980
DistributorUnited Artists
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng

Named for the insignia of the First Infantry Division, The Big Red One explores the everyday experiences of American soldiers from the North African campaign to D-Day and liberating a concentration camp. A squad narrows down to five men, including their unnamed sergeant.


Lee Marvin

Mark Hamill

Robert Carradine

Bobby Di Cicco

Kelly Ward

Siegfried Rauch

Stéphane Audran


Produced by Gene Corman

Written by Samuel Fuller

Music by Dana Kaproff

Cinematography by Adam Greenberg

Edited by Morton Tubor

Lorimar Distributed by United Artists (original release) Warner Bros. (reconstruction)


Action, Drama, War

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