The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line (1998)

Every man fights his own war.

  • Genre: Drama, History, War
  • Release Date: 1998-03-05
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 2056 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 51min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Fox 2000 Pictures
  • Production Country: Canada, United States of America
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The story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed landing, through the bloody and exhausting battles that follow, to the ultimate departure of those who survived.

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    Sound Hans Zimmer Original Music Composer
    Editing Billy Weber Editor
    Production Dianne Crittenden Casting
    Camera John Toll Director of Photography
    Sound Virginia Cook-McGowan Dialogue Editor
    Art Jack Fisk Production Design
    Production Grant Hill Producer
    Editing Saar Klein Editor
    Art Ian Gracie Art Direction
    Camera Reuben Aaronson Camera Operator
    Production George Stevens Jr. Executive Producer
    Writing Terrence Malick Screenplay
    Directing Terrence Malick Director
    Art Richie Dehne Property Master
    Editing Leslie Jones Editor
    Writing James Jones Novel
    Production Robert Michael Geisler Producer
    Production John Roberdeau Producer
    Production Sheila Davis Lawrence Producer
    Camera Gary Capo Second Unit Director of Photography
    Art Richard Hobbs Set Decoration
    Art Suza Maybury Set Decoration
    Lighting James F. Boyle Gaffer
    Sound Mark L. Mangino Sound Effects Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Margot Wilson Costume Design
    Visual Effects Simon Whiteley Visual Effects Designer
    Sound John Roesch Foley
    Crew Gary Fry Stunts
    Art Jenny O'Connell Art Department Coordinator
    Costume & Make-Up Kerry Thompson Costume Supervisor
    Sound Andy Nelson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Art William A. Petrotta Property Master
    Sound Hilda Hodges Foley
    Directing Pamela Willis Script Supervisor
    Camera Stephen S. Campanelli Camera Operator
    Camera Merie Weismiller Wallace Still Photographer
    Sound Robert Renga Sound Recordist
    Sound J. Paul Huntsman Supervising Sound Editor
    Sound Patrick J. Foley Dialogue Editor
    Sound John F. Reynolds Dialogue Editor
    Sound Andrew Somers Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Christopher S. Aud Sound Effects Editor
    Sound John Voss Bonds Jr. Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Jayme S. Parker Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Karyn Foster ADR Editor
    Visual Effects Fiona Chilton Visual Effects Producer
    Sound Hugh Waddell ADR Supervisor
    Sound Anna Behlmer Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Visual Effects Chris Godfrey Visual Effects Supervisor
    Lighting Miles Jones Electrician
    Camera Leigh Mackenzie Camera Operator
    Camera Mike Thomas Camera Operator
    Sound Craig Heath Sound Recordist
    Directing Chris O'Connell Script Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Chiara Tripodi Hairstylist
    Crew Mike Smith Stunts
    Costume & Make-Up Angela Conte Hairstylist
    Sound Lee Lemont ADR Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Vivien Mepham Hair Designer
    Costume & Make-Up Vivien Mepham Makeup Designer
    Crew John Bowring Armorer
    Crew Peter Cogar Armorer
    Lighting Randy Woodside Gaffer
    Crew Scott Warwick Armorer
    Camera David Nichols Key Grip
    Camera Herb Ault Key Grip
    Crew Lance Julian Marine Coordinator
    Art Greg Hajdu Construction Manager
    Camera Toby Copping Key Grip
    Costume & Make-Up Toni Ffrench Hairstylist
    Lighting Mick Morris Gaffer
    Crew Amanda Kirby Armorer
    Sound David L. Horton Jr. Foley Editor
    Camera Michael Vivian Dolly Grip
    Costume & Make-Up Joan Petch Hairstylist
    Visual Effects Ian Brown 3D Animator
    Lighting Brett Jarman Gaffer
    Camera Paul E. Borchardt Key Grip
    Production Barbara Collins Casting Associate
    Crew Bruce Simpson Aerial Coordinator
    Directing Emily Saunders Script Coordinator
    Sound Greg Burgmann Sound Recordist
    Art Mark Jones Construction Foreman
    Lighting Paul Cumming Electrician
    Lighting Stephen Gray Electrician
    Lighting Marcus Watson Electrician
    Costume & Make-Up Harold Crawford Costumer
    Costume & Make-Up James P. Cullen Costumer