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Band of Brothers (2001)

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Show title: Band of Brothers

IMDb score: 9,4 (530.266)

Episodes: 10

Playing time: 9 hour and 54 minutes

Developed by: Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks

Stars: Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston and Frank John Hughes

Origin: United Kingdom / United States

Releasedate: Monday 10 September 2001

First aired on: HBO (Verenigde Staten)


Band of Brothers plot

Band of Brothers is a ten-part television series from 2001 about the last months of the Second World War. Co-produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, it depicts the role of the Easy Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, US 101st Airborne Division in the war. The series begins with training in America prior to the Normandy landings and ends in Adolf Hitler's "Eagle's Nest" at the end of the war. Band of Brothers is based on Stephen Ambrose's book of the same name.

Episodes Season 1 (2001)

  1. 1. Currahee

    9 September 2001 (1 hour and 10 minutes)

  2. 2. Day of Days

    10 September 2001 (49 minutes)

  3. 3. Carentan

    16 September 2001 (1 hour and 02 minutes)

  4. 4. Replacements

    23 September 2001 (57 minutes)

  5. 5. Crossroads

    30 September 2001 (53 minutes)

  6. 6. Bastogne

    7 October 2001 (1 hour and 04 minutes)

  7. 7. The Breaking Point

    14 October 2001 (1 hour and 09 minutes)

  8. 8. The Last Patrol

    21 October 2001 (56 minutes)

  9. 9. Why We Fight

    28 October 2001 (55 minutes)

  10. 10. Points

    4 November 2001 (59 minutes)

Full cast & crew

Actors and Actresses

Richard D. Winters

C. Carwood Lipton

David Kenyon Webster

Ronald Speirs

Denver 'Bull' Randleman

Lynn 'Buck' Compton

Donald Malarkey

Eugene Roe

Joseph Liebgott

William 'Wild Bill' Guarnere

Charles 'Chuck' Grant

Burton 'Pat' Christenson

Frank Perconte

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Lebarron

  • 1019 messages
  • 702 votes

Band of Brothers is the best series about WWII. You follow the adventures of the Easy Company of the Airborne Paratroopers from the moment they are trained to the capture of the Eagle's Nest where Hitler was hiding. The casting is top notch. Damian Lewis serves as the anchor point in the role of Dick Winters, the leader of Easycompagnie. There are also good roles from Scott Grimes, Neal McDonough and also Donnie Wahlberg who shows that he is a much better actor than brother Marky Mark.

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Alathir

  • 2084 messages
  • 1601 votes

Finally seen in full. Which finally refers to the fact that I kept giving up during the first episodes. Also this time I liked this one the least. Especially monotonous. As the series progresses, some things happen other than shooting back and forth all the time. You start to see more of the human side, how people have suffered, what they are going to do after the war, how it has changed them. Band of Brothers certainly looks realistic but especially in the first episodes it is too repetitive. The highlight for me was definitely episode 9. Very strong how degrading those labor camps were.

A lot of people think this is the best show/movie they've seen about the war, for me it doesn't come close to movies like Schindler's List, The Pianist, Hacksaw Ridge, A Bag of Marbles, As far as my feet will carry me, ... Check out The Pacific in a while.

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Diederik58

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  • 1334 votes

The very best WW2 series. Only seen now thanks to the HBOmax offer.

Script, direction, camera work, sets, actors and so on were top notch.

You will be sucked into the series.

What a respect for all those boys who committed and gave their lives for our freedom.

You get sympathy and empathize with the boys. Well done. Although a bit too sentimental at times, it doesn't bother me.

The real "brothers" at the beginning of an episode make it clear that these guys are heroes without pretending to be.

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