A young German recruit (Richard Thomas) at the start of World War I is eager to fight for his country. As a grizzled veteran sergeant (Ernest Borgnine) leads him and his untested fellow soldiers into battle, however, the brutal realities of combat overwhelm him in ways he never could have imagined. Ian Holm, Donald Pleasence, and Patricia Neal co-star in this compelling adaptation of the classic novel by Erich Maria Remarque. Uncut version; 150 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English; featurette.