Cross Of Iron

  • 1977
  • Movie
  • R
  • War

Bleak, unpleasant, and ugly look at men in combat that was almost universally panned by the mainstream press upon its initial release. Its complex and vivid portrayal of the absurdity of war, however, prompted none other than Orson Welles to write Peckinpah and proclaim it the finest antiwar film he had ever seen. Based on a celebrated novel by German author...read more

Cross Of Iron - Official Trailer
00:52 — Invasion on the Russian front in World War II as seen through the eyes of two German officers. Fine ensemble!
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03:45 — Trailer for Cross of Iron. A very strong anti-war message film, set during World War II and told entirely from the German perspective. A German Army (more…)

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  • Released: 1977
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Bleak, unpleasant, and ugly look at men in combat that was almost universally panned by the mainstream press upon its initial release. Its complex and vivid portrayal of the absurdity of war, however, prompted none other than Orson Welles to write Peckinpa… (more)

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