They Were Expendable

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De kunne ofres ( Denmark ), De skulle offras ( Sweden ), Felhasználhatóak voltak ( Hungary ), Floges ston Eiriniko ( Greece ), Fomos os Sacrificados ( Brazil ), Fuimos los sacrificados ( Argentina / Chile ), Gigantes ton kymaton ( Greece ), He antoivat kaikkensa ( Finland ), Homens para Queimar ( Portugal ), I sacrificati ( Italy ), Ils étaient sacrifiés ( Belgium ), Les sacrifiés ( France ), Los sacrificados ( Venezuela ), No eran imprescindibles ( Spain ), Nosotros fuimos los sacrificados ( Spain ), Operation Helvede ( Denmark ), Schnellboote vor Bataan ( Austria / West Germany )

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They Were Expendable

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Robert Montgomery

Lt. John Brickley

John Wayne

Lt. (J.G.) 'Rusty' Ryan

Donna Reed

Lt. Sandy Davyss

Jack Holt

Gen. Martin

Storyline

In the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the members of a PT boat squadron patrol Philippine waters and attack Japanese ships. The PT boat initially had little respect from senior Navy officers but their maneuverability and speed however quickly change their minds. As the Japanese advance across the Philippines, the PT boats become essential in evacuating the senior personnel including General Mac Arthur.


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Karma1960

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A+

I first seen it and loved it09 April 2014

I first seen it as a 10 year old black kid and loved it! Why? Because, I was building my first navy model of a PT boat one night and didn't know much about it then this movie came on tv at the same time. This was in the '50, Boy, I was so excited to see it and the "Duke" at his best! I'm now 69... more

Lizzy

Karma1299050

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C+

Is it worth viewing?.03 January 2012

Is it worth viewing?.

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

Grade

C+

Question30 November 2011

Has anyone seen this, would you recommend it.

richie74

Karma289742

Grade

B+

please any info30 October 2011

any comment please on viewing this Classic movie. tks

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