The Thin Red Line (1998)

7.64 / Rated by 8 people

170 min.
Plot  U.S. Army Private Witt (Jim Caviezel) goes AWOL from his unit and lives among the easy-going and seemingly carefree Melanesian natives in the South Pacific. He is found and imprisoned on a troop carrier by his company First Sergeant, Welsh (Sean Penn), who notices Witt's indifference in the war. The men of C Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division have been brought to Guadalcanal as reinforcements in the campaign to secure Henderson Field and seize the island from the Japanese. As they wait in the holds of a Navy transport, they contemplate on their lives and the impending invasion. On deck, battalion commander Lieutenant Colonel Tall (Nick Nolte) talks with his commanding officer, Brigadier General Quintard (John Travolta) about the invasion and its importance. Tall's voice-over reveals that he has been passed over for promotion and this battle may be his last chance to command a victorious operation.

C Company lands on Guadalcanal unopposed and...



Jim Caviezel
Pvt. Robert Witt
Sean Penn
1st Sgt. Edward Welsh
Elias Koteas
Capt. James 'Bugger' Staros
Ben Chaplin
Pvt. Jack Bell
Nick Nolte
Lt. Col. Gordon Tall
Dash Mihok
Pfc. Don Doll
John Cusack
Capt. John Gaff
Adrien Brody
Cpl. Geoffrey Fife
John C. Reilly
Sgt. Maynard Storm
Woody Harrelson
Sgt. William Keck
Miranda Otto
Marty Bell
Jared Leto
2nd Lt. William Whyte
John Travolta
Brig. Gen. David Quintard
George Clooney
Capt. Charles Bosche
Nick Stahl
Pfc. Edward Bead
Thomas Jane
Pvt. Jason Ash
John Savage
Sgt. Jack McCron
Kirk Acevedo
Pvt. Alfredo Tella
Mark Boone Junior
Pvt. Christopher Peale
Danny Hoch
Pvt. Leonardo Carni
Tim Blake Nelson
Pvt. Brian Tills


All Titles

The Thin Red Line
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States


diziplus rated The Thin Red Line (1998) with 7.0 stars / 26.04.2017

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