Paths Of Glory

1958 • 87 minutes
63 reviews
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This powerful, fact-based absurdity-of-war film stars Kirk Douglas as a commanding officer who defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

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Patrick McGovern
March 20, 2020
Never a huge fan of Kirk Douglas' .... until his performance here. His controlled fury and sense of irony during the scene where he informs his subordinate that he will be conducting the execution is sublime. Amongst the best of all war films ...
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Coiled Steel
January 11, 2019
SUPERB ANALYSIS OF THE TOTAL INSANITY OF WAR! One of Stanley Kubrick's best "War Movies" - a tie with FULL METAL JACKET, for this Vietnam era Vet.
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Thomas Lytle
August 13, 2019
The story is based in France on the front between France and Germany with French troops in World War I one of the best antiwar movies ever made
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