Men in War Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, L.Q. Jones, Robert Keith, Vic Morrow

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MEN IN WAR is a movie directed by Anthony Mann in 1957. Screenplay by Philip Yordan.
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Korea, 1950, Sept. 6th. Robert Ryan and his platoon are isolated in enemy's territory. They must retreat in order to join their lines back. On their way, they cross the road of Aldo Ray, a sergeant and his catatonic colonel. The enemy is invisible and kills the soldiers one by one.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army Specific to    -   Korea War story:    -   escaping behind enemy lines

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   the Koreas Jungles?    -   Yes Jungles    -   heat/bugs Forest?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Is this movie based on a    -   book

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