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Year
1925
Runtime
151 min.
Directors
King Vidor, George W. Hill
Genres
Drama, Romance, War
Rating *
8.2
Votes *
5,377
Checks
1,790
Favs
176
Dislikes
11
Favs/checks
9.8% (1:10)
Favs/dislikes
16:1
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  1. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Wow! Great picture!!! 7 years 4 months ago
  2. Kasparius's avatar

    Kasparius

    Who on earth disliked this movie, they should be court-martialed. 8 years 8 months ago
  3. moontopmountain's avatar

    moontopmountain

    Stunning, shocking, heartbreaking movie. This is my favourite war film of all time and the Carl Davis score is one of the best ever written for the movies in my opinion, there really are few films that are this emotional and engaging that also give such a strong impression of what history was like. So many films about The Great War have been released since and it seems the harder they try to emulate the horrors of the war with modern techniques and technology, the further they come from the truly great, emotional cinema that was made in the years following the war itself. All Quiet on the Western Front is later a more bitter, realistic portrayal of WW1 but the way this movie mixes a lot of brutality and hardness in with good old optimistic movie magic cannot be matched, King Vidor was a master of this combination and i'll be watching this film for many many years to come. Just wish i could now see it in the cinema! 4 years 10 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #3 in 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  2. This movie ranks #7 in 100 Must-See Films Of The 20th Century
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  3. This movie ranks #10 in IMDb's 1920s Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #18 in The Top 300 Silent Era Films
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  5. This movie ranks #25 in Silent but not Forgotten: The best silent films
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  6. This movie ranks #29 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  7. This movie ranks #30 in IMDb's War Top 50
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  8. This movie ranks #33 in IMDb's Romance Top 50
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  9. This movie ranks #40 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  10. This movie ranks #53 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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  11. This movie ranks #78 in National Film Registry
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  12. This movie ranks #99 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  13. This movie ranks #120 in Doubling the Canon
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  14. This movie ranks #429 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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