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1945, in World War II Germany, the tough Sergeant Don 'Wardaddy' Collier commands a tank and survives a German attack with his veteran crew composed of Boyd 'Bible' Swan, Trini 'Gordo' Garcia and Grady 'Coon-Ass' Travis. He receives a rookie soldier Norman Ellison as the substitute for his deceased gunner and he tries to harden the youth along the way. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Two brands of cigarettes were used: Lucky Strike and Camel. If someone was required to smoke during a scene, they could choose an herbal version or a real cigarette with the filter removed. The herbal cigarettes burnt away after approximately one minute. The cigar the infantry battalion doctor smokes during surgery is a genuine Cuban, as were all other cigars. See more »
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The tank was good.....that and the Panzer were the most endearing
features of this naive effort.
From the beginning, I disliked, actually disliked, the main characters.
They had no redeeming features, in particular Brad Pitt's character.
The young recruit was, I fear, completely forgettable. I spent most of
the film hoping they would all come to a gory end.
The final scene, much commented upon before, was a travesty of
stupidity, and continued the contention,well-established in so many
post-war films, that German soldiers were useless. These ones certainly
were, but then they did not write the moronic script, did they? It has
all been said before, but crack SS troops, even at the end of the war,
would not be as stupid as to attack a stricken tank from the front;
although it has to be said that the final shot shows German bodies
splayed out front, sides and back, so perhaps Fury had deployed some
hidden weaponry, which we were not to know about.
The denouement reminded me of that other great leap of the imagination,
the final scene of "Gauntlet", hardly Clint Eastwood's finest hour, in
which hundreds of Policeman, armed to the teeth, stand either side of a
flimsy bus and pour torrents of bullets into it. Apparently, film
bullets do not ever miss their target, nor indeed penetrate through a
glass windowed bus to emerge the other side.
That was tosh, and so was this.
With different lead actors, a different script, better direction and
just a little proper research and common-sense, this could have been a
good film; but even then I doubt it.
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