The Big Red One

The Big Red One

"Only chance could have thrown them together. Now, nothing can pull them apart."
  • R
  • 1980
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 7.1  (18,634)
  • 77

The Big Red One starts out at the end of World War 1. It has a private named Marvin who kills a German soldier, unaware that the war has already ended. The movie started in November of 1918. The movie then goes to November 1942. Now the private is a Sergeant. Sergeant Marvin is in North Africa; he is in charge of a squad of infantrymen. The movie follows Sergeant Marvin and his squad as they serve on many missions. It follows them in Sicily, and in Omaha Beach. It also follows them in The Battle of Normandy. The Sergeant believes that soldiers are killers not murders. Sergeant Marvin ends up in the same field he was in years earlier, where he killed the German solder who was trying to surrender to him. The movie follows Sergeant Marvin, and his squad until the end of the war.

The Big Red One
The Big Red One (Trailer 1)
The Big Red One (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 17 sec

The Big Red One
The Big Red One

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Description
The Big Red One starts out at the end of World War 1. It has a private named Marvin who kills a German soldier, unaware that the war has already ended. The movie started in November of 1918. The movie then goes to November 1942. Now the private is a Sergeant. Sergeant Marvin is in North Africa; he is in charge of a squad of infantrymen.

The movie follows Sergeant Marvin and his squad as they serve on many missions. It follows them in Sicily, and in Omaha Beach. It also follows them in The Battle of Normandy. The Sergeant believes that soldiers are killers not murders. Sergeant Marvin ends up in the same field he was in years earlier, where he killed the German solder who was trying to surrender to him. The movie follows Sergeant Marvin, and his squad until the end of the war.

The Big Red One is a 1980 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 53 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 77.

The Big Red One is available to watch free on IMDb TV. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Big Red One for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1980
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 53 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (18,634)
  • Metascore
    77