They Were Expendable (1945)

Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy's attitude towards the PT-boats and their crews.

Directing:
  • John Ford

Writing:
  • Frank Wead
  • William L. White

Stars:
Release Date: 1945-12-07
themoviedb icon 6.3/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 135

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Robert Montgomery
Robert Montgo...
Lt. John Brickley
John Wayne
John Wayne
Lt. (J.G.) 'Rusty' Ryan
Donna Reed
Donna Reed
Lt. Sandy Davyss
Jack Holt
Jack Holt
General Martin
Ward Bond
Ward Bond
"Boats" Mulcahey, Chief Boatswain's Mate
Leon Ames
Leon Ames
Major James Morton
Marshall Thompson
Marshall Thom...
Ens. 'Snake' Gardner
Paul Langton
Paul Langton
Ens. 'Andy' Andrews
Cameron Mitchell
Cameron Mitch...
Ens. George Cross
Donald Curtis
Donald Curtis
Lt. (J.G.) 'Shorty' Long
Louis Jean Heydt
Louis Jean He...
'Ohio'
Robert Emmett O'Connor
Robert Emmett...
Silver Dollar Bartender (uncredited)
Jeff York
Jeff York
Ens. Tony Aiken
Murray Alper
Murray Alper
'Slug' Mahan T.M. 1c
Harry Tenbrook
Harry Tenbroo...
'Squarehead' Larsen SC 2c
Jack Pennick
Jack Pennick
'Doc'
Charles Trowbridge
Charles Trowb...
Admiral Blackwell
Robert Barrat
Robert Barrat
The General
Tim Murdock
Tim Murdock
Ens. Brant
Russell Simpson
Russell Simps...
'Dad' Knowland
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