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The Great Santini
  • PG
  • 1h 56m
  • 1979
Fresh94%
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Every victory comes with sacrifice and hard-won lessons -- on and off the battlefield. Academy Award winner Robert Duvall stars as a maverick military officer whose tyranny threatens to tear his family apart in the gripping drama The Great Santini. A warrior without a war, Lieutenant Colonel Bull Meechum (Duvall--The Apostle, Tender Mercies) governs his troubled family using the same iron will and cold-as-steel toughness with which he commands his squadron. Nicknamed "The Great Santini,"Meechum almost destroys his devoted wife (Blythe Danner--The Prince of Tides, Mad City) and rebellious son (Michael O'Keefe--Ghosts ofMississippi) with his harsh, authoritarian love.
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Fresh94%
Reviews
Creative Loafing
Matt Brunson
Fresh

This is one of those special films that moves effortlessly between tension, tears and laughs ... R...

June 22, 2017
eFilmCritic.com
Rob Gonsalves
Rotten

Two-dimensional and minor.

June 21, 2017
ColeSmithey.com
Cole Smithey
Fresh

An emotionally devastating drama with a first rate performance from Robert Duvall.

June 21, 2017
EmanuelLevy.Com
Emanuel Levy
Fresh

Robert Duvall and Michael O'Keefe turn in powerful, Oscar nominated performances in this familiar...

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:October 26, 1979
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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