"...A picture of palpable raw power which manages both intense intimacy and great scope at the same time..."
"...Handsome, technically first-rate....Fuller is a nervy, no-nonsense Hollywood original..."
New York Times
"It now seems to be Fuller's masterpiece, maybe the most unpretentious war movie ever."Los Angeles Times
"This is Marvin's picture, and he dominates it not with heroics and speechmaking but with competence, patience, realism and a certain tender sadness."Chicago Sun-Times
"[I]t now explodes onscreen with the brash extremes of cynical violence, heartache, and profane humor that define Fuller's cinematic style."
"It's vivid stuff, with an intimacy and intensity not found in later war movies..."
Sight and Sound
"From the chaos on Omaha Beach to the scene with the little girl dying in Lee Marvin's arms, this is a film that burns deep into your brain."Total Film