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Battle of the Bulge(1965)

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  • Battle of the Bulge

    • John
    • 8/5/13

    Overall-3/5Lead Performers-4/5Supporting Cast-4/5Director-3/5Score-3/5Screenplay-3/5Cinematography-3/5Importance-2/5Recommendation for fans of the genre-4/5

  • They Missed The Boat On The Battle Of The Bulge

    • Kuklapolitan
    • 5/27/13

    I've given this film one star only because of the collective quality of the cast. Based on their stellar careers prior to this disastrous undertaking one would think this movie couldn't miss...but it did...and badly! Unfortunately none of them could save this movie from the absolute bore that it is! The dialog is sophomoric, the acting is sluggish, the direction is virtually non-existent, the over-all production has little value and seems contrived and somehow, you know the backdrop is not at all authentic. Even the music is without interest. The icing on the cake is the 60's feel this movie has. With so many fine films that were made about the Second World War this is the clunker of all clunkers and at almost three hours in length it is almost unbearable!

  • Putrid Junk

    • cosmoquark
    • 3/23/13

    Pathetic!!! For what this film must have cost it is a total waste of resources and the talents of so many usually fine actors. Entitling it BATTLE OF THE BULGE implies and should require at least a minimum of historical accuracy, but there is practically none, so it is nothing but a big, extravagant pile of propaganda full of bad everything --- bad script, bad acting, bad direction --- that cannot be saved by all the pretty explosions. It is an insult to all who fought this pivotal battle and anyone familiar with just a little bit of history. Don't waste two hours of your life watching it.

  • Meh...

    • RedRain
    • 3/23/13

    Taking artistic license in a film is one thing but being completely devoid of the truth is quite another and this film simply doesn't hold to any history whatsoever. The Battle of the Bulge was fought over a large area of the Ardennes - 1650' mountains, rolling hills and very thick and dense forestry. This film is shot on a plain! My father-in-law lost his leg at the Battle of the Bulge and this was nothing like what he experienced. Worsening matters in this film is the fact that the actors' performances appear very wooden. Extremely experienced actors like Fonda, Ryan, etc. couldn't save this mess!

  • Garbage

    • Larry
    • 3/23/13

    Without doubt the worst war movie ever made. Terrible acting, ridiculous script, utterly inaccurate.

  • Rousing WW2 Film

    • Adventure
    • 3/14/12

    Cast with expert actors such as Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Charles Bronson this is a fine WW2 drama and I recommend all see it. Valiant soldiers fighting for America. Ty Hardin is also cast and contributes a fine performance. Hardin had a run at WB with the TV series Bronco . Warner Bros also cast Hardin in WB action films such as Merrills Marauders, PT 109, a fine race track drama Wall of Noise but his major WB film was George Cukor's The Chapman Report.

  • Which War is This Anyway?

    • ChandlerSwain
    • 6/21/10

    In "Battle of the Bulge" the Americans are fighting the Germans and they are fighting in Europe. That's about all the film gets historically correct, and they didn't even get the European locations correct, after all if you were going to spend a mountain of money depicting Germany's last great stab at the Allies and their sole major European Winter offensive where frostbite probably took out as many soldiers as bullets, why film it in the Spanish desert? Such inattention to detail boggles the imagination, as well as the mysterious presence of Barbara Werle as a trollop in a Nazi bunker. Just what is she doing here? Mere window dressing in a would-be epic reducing the sacrifice of countless soldiers to a Nazi's futile search for a Citgo station. Robert Shaw fumes to great effect but Henry Fonda is colorless and bored in a cast hightlighted mainly by the reliable (in the 60's anyway) Charles Bronson. The magnificent Benjamin Frankel score demands a better movie. So does history.

  • a piece of junk

    • John Andrechak
    • 5/29/10

    not worth of TCM; a disgrace and insult to those who served, German and American, such as my Pop, 135 Infantry Regiment;35th Infantry Division; 3rd ArmyI couldn't believe that TCM aired this junk, my God what was it, filmed in Spain in the fall? Just junk!

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