• All Quiet on the Western Front (1979)

All Quiet on the Western Front

Release Date: 1979

DVD Release Date: January 11th, 2000

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

At the start of World War I, Paul Baumer (Richard Thomas) is a young German patriot, eager to fight. Indoctrinated with propaganda at school, he and his friends eagerly sign up for the army soon after graduation. But when the horrors of war soon become too much to bear, and as his friends die or become gravely wounded, Paul questions the sanity of fighting over a few hundreds yards of war-torn countryside. The film is based on the classic novel of the same name by Erich Maria Remarque.

Cast: Richard Thomas, Ernest Borgnine, Patricia Neal, Ian Holm, Donald Pleasence, Mark Drewry, Paul Mark Elliott, David Bradley

Director: Delbert Mann

Genres: War

Production Co: Marble Arch Productions, ITC Entertainment, Norman Rosemont Productions

Keywords: Growing up, France, Fall, Soldier

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Winner Television Movie