Brilliantly directed by Anthony Mann, MEN IN WAR was the veteran filmmaker's only modern war film and is also one of his best. Set during the Korean War, Mann's film paints a hellish portrait of the insanity of combat as seen through the eyes of the common foot soldier. Robert Ryan is
superb as Lt. Benson, the tough, grizzled commander with orders to march his weary patrol to Hill 465, where they will join their battalion and take the hill. Aldo Ray is Montana, a sergeant from another company whose job is to squire his shell-shocked colonel (Robert Keith) back to a field
hospital for treatment. His weapons carrier wrecked, Benson commandeers Montana's jeep--with th...