Battleground

Battleground (1949)

Genres - Action-Adventure, Drama, History, War  |   Release Date - Nov 9, 1949  |   Run Time - 118 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - TV-PG
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Battleground is a 1949 American war film that follows a company in the 327th Glider Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division as they cope with the Siege of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. It stars Van Johnson, John Hodiak, Ricardo Montalban and George Murphy, and features James Whitmore. It was directed by William Wellman from a script by Robert Pirosh. The film is notable for portraying American soldiers as vulnerable and human. While they remain steadfast and courageous, each soldier has at least one moment in the film when he seriously considers running away, schemes to get sent back from the front line, slacks off, or complains about the situation he is in. Battleground is considered to be the first significant American film about World War II to be made and released after the end of the war.

Movie Info

Budget

$1,631,000

Box Office

$13,666,420

Themes

Tags

Battle Of The Bulge, Best Picture, Second World War, True Stories

Attributes

Narrative Location: Belgium
Subject: World War II

Alternate Titles

A Grande Batalha
PT
Bastogne
BE, CA, FR, IT
Battleground
AU, CA, GB, US
Bojiště
CZ
Camp de batalie
RO
Csatatér
HU
De slag om Bastogne
NL
De var alene
NO
Fuego en la nieve
ES
Heltene fra Bastogne
DK
I stridens hetta
SE
Kahramanlar taburu
TR
Kesselschlacht
DE
Molon lave!...
GR
O Preço da Glória
BR
På främmande mark
SE
Pole bitwy
PL
Sangre en la nieve
AR, MX
Taistelutanner
FI
Бойно поле
BG
Поле битвы
, RU
戦場(1949)
JP