Go for Broke! (1951) - Rotten Tomatoes

Go for Broke! (1951)





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In this World War II drama, Lieutenant Michael Grayson (Van Johnson) must overcome his prejudice when he is assigned to lead the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, a group made up almost entirely of Japanese-American soldiers. Making it through their basic training, Grayson and his regiment are sent off to Europe, where they work together to distinguish themselves in battle.

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Van Johnson
as Lt. Michael Grayson
Warner Anderson
as Col. Charles W. Pence
Don Haggerty
as Sgt. Wilson I. Culley
Dan Riss
as Capt. Solari
Hugh Beaumont
as Chaplain
Walter Reed
as Captain
Frank Wilcox
as General
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Critic Reviews for Go for Broke!

All Critics (4)

... sensitively and intimately directed and written by Robert Pirosh.

August 23, 2006 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Go for Broke!


The American ideal takes work and it's by no means completed, and here's a piece that demonstrates just that. It was important for Japanese Americans to distinguish themselves after the attack on Pearl Harbor, and this film is about not only their efforts to do that, but the in house discrimination they faced in those efforts. This is a different "we're fighting for freedom!" war movie, and perhaps must see viewing for all Americans.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

Excellent War Movie and shows you a part of American History that has been buried, if your a veteren you need to see this, shows our US Japanese citzens during WWII, a great showing.

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

Super Reviewer

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