They Were Expendable

  • 1945
  • 2 HR 15 MIN
  • NR
  • War

In direct contrast to the flag-waving, jingoistic propaganda films typical of Hollywood during WWII, John Ford's THEY WERE EXPENDABLE is a somber and moving account of America's defeat in the Philippines early in the war. Filming this grim failure, Ford beautifully and poetically captures the heroism and bravery of the men and women who fought there--and...read more

Where to Watch

Available to Stream