All Quiet on the Western Front ( Im Westen nichts Neues ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 547

Average Rating: 3.3/4

# of Ratings: 16

Theatrical Release Date: 10/28/2022

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/09/2023

Language: German

Genre: Drama, War

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Edward Berger

Actors: Daniel Brühl, Felix Kammerer, Joe Weintraub, Sebastian Hülk, Albrecht Schuch, Anton von Lucke

Plot: Follows a group of young, idealistic germans who quickly enlist during WWI whose lives are shattered by the brutal reality of the war. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
4/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 12/18/2022

The first authentically German adaptation of the WWI novel, this "All Quiet on the Western Front" is appropriately grim and achingly urgent. It has some of the bleakest and most unsentimental depictions of battlefields and trenches in recent memory, and when the story focuses on the political side of the conflict, it does so with a nuance that even the 1930 classic version didn't have.

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Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
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Rating of
3.5/4

Krieg ist die Hölle

Chris Kavan - wrote on 04/05/2023

While bleak and brutal, Edward Berger's adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque's novel is also unflinching in its depiction of war - in this case, trench warfare waged during WWI. Felix Kammerer is excellent as Paul Bäumer, who joins his friends Albert Kropp (Aaron Hilmer), Franz Müller (Moritz Klaus) and Ludwig Behm (Adrian Grünewald) on the German front line only to find out their idealized perception of battle quickly turns to death and just trying to survive. Albrecht Schuch is also great as Stanislaus Katczinsky or Kat - friend to Paul and partner in crime. Short moments of levity as well as showing the German high command and their attempts to end the conflict even out the long sequences of warfare. This is right up there with the best of the war films I have seen and though it is a …

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