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They Were Expendable

1945-12-07 | Drama / Action
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Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy's attitude towards the PT-boats and their crews.
Director: John Ford
Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne

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Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy's attitude towards the PT-boats and their crews..
The runtime of They Were Expendable is 135 minutes.
The casts of They Were Expendable are Robert Montgomery starring as Lt. John Brickley, John Wayne starring as Lt. (J.G.) 'Rusty' Ryan, Donna Reed starring as Lt. Sandy Davyss, Jack Holt starring as General Martin, Ward Bond starring as "Boats" Mulcahey, Chief Boatswain's Mate, Marshall Thompson starring as Ens. 'Snake' Gardner.
On July 23, 2021, the IMDB rating of They Were Expendable is 7.2/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 91/100, Metacritic rating is 86/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The director of They Were Expendable is John Ford.
On July 23, 2021, there were 4955 public reaction to They Were Expendable including patriotic, vivid portrayal, explosive action, nationalistic, realistic fight scenes.
The full version of They Were Expendable is provided by HBO Max , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox
The release date of They Were Expendable is December 07, 1945.