They Were Expendable (1945)

Drama, Action & Adventure, War & Military
2h 15min


Robert Montgomery
Lt. John Brickley
John Wayne
Lt. (J.G.) 'Rusty' Ryan
Donna Reed
Lt. Sandy Davyss
Jack Holt
General Martin
Ward Bond
"Boats" Mulcahey, Chief Boatswain's Mate
Marshall Thompson
Ens. 'Snake' Gardner
Paul Langton
Ens. 'Andy' Andrews
Leon Ames
Major James Morton
Arthur Walsh
Seaman Jones
Donald Curtis
Lt. (J.G.) 'Shorty' Long
Cameron Mitchell
Ens. George Cross
Jeff York
Ens. Tony Aiken
Murray Alper
'Slug' Mahan T.M. 1c
Harry Tenbrook
'Squarehead' Larsen SC 2c
Alex Havier
'Benny' Lecoco ST 3c
Charles Trowbridge
Admiral Blackwell
Robert Barrat
The General
Bruce Kellogg
Elder Tompkins M.M. 2c
Tim Murdock
Ens. Brant
Russell Simpson
'Dad' Knowland
Vernon Steele
Army Doctor
Robert Emmett O'Connor
Silver Dollar Bartender (uncredited)
Maurice Marks
Soldier (uncredited)


Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy's attitude towards the PT-boats and their crews.

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