The Great Santini

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  • PG
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1979
  • Running time: 115 min
Highly acclaimed look at the effect a repressed and repressive Marine Corps officer has on his family in the 1960's. One of Duvall's best performances!
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Highly acclaimed look at the effect a repressed and repressive Marine Corps officer has on his family in the 1960's. One of Duvall's best performances!

Original Release

10/26/1979

US Release

10/26/1979

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Cast

Blythe Danner Lillian Meechum
Michael O'Keefe Ben Meechum
Robert Duvall Lt. Col. 'Bull' Meechum / Bull Meechum
Lisa Jane Persky Mary Anne Meechum
Julie Anne Haddock Karen Meechum
Brian Andrews Matthew Meechum
David Keith Red Petus / Red Pettus
Stan Shaw Toomer Smalls
Theresa Merritt Arrabella Smalls
Paul Mantee Col. Virgil Hedgepath
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Lewis John Carlino

Writers

Pat Conroy, Lewis John Carlino, Herman Raucher

Cast

Blythe Danner Lillian Meechum
Michael O'Keefe Ben Meechum
Robert Duvall Lt. Col. 'Bull' Meechum / Bull Meechum
Lisa Jane Persky Mary Anne Meechum
Julie Anne Haddock Karen Meechum
Brian Andrews Matthew Meechum
David Keith Red Petus / Red Pettus
Stan Shaw Toomer Smalls
Theresa Merritt Arrabella Smalls
Paul Mantee Col. Virgil Hedgepath
Michael Strong Col. Varney
Bennett James Cpl. Atcherly / Corp. Atchley
Joe Dorsey Coach Spinks
Paul Gleason Lt. Sammy
David Frankham Capt. Weber
Jan Stratton Mrs. Weber
W.K. Stratton Ace
Lew Horn Capt. Brookout
Michael Rougas Col. Mullinax
Al Garcia Pedro

Producers

Editors

Houseley Stevenson Jr.

1981 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1981 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1981 Golden Globe New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Male Nominated
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