All Quiet on the Western Front

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama, War
Running Time:  132 min.
Release Date: August 24, 1930
DVD: February 14, 2012

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
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Cast: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy, Ben Alexander, Slim Summerville

Synopsis

A group of young German men who are encouraged by their teacher to enlist at the beginning of WWI, find that the harsh reality of being a soldier isn't what they anticipated, as they witness and experience death, fear and pain all around them.

Adapted from the novel by German author Erich Maria Remarque. Winner of the Best Picture and Best Director Academy Awards.

Director: Lewis Milestone
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Carl Laemmle Jr.
Screenplay: George Abbott, Maxwell Anderson, Del Andrews

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  • 5 stars "one of the best antiwar films ever made."
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