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The Great Santini (1979)

PG 10/26/1979 (US) Drama 1h 55m

The bravest thing he would ever do was let his family love him.


As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.

  1. Lewis John Carlino

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. Robert Duvall

    Robert Duvall

    Lt. Col. 'Bull' Meechum

  2. Blythe Danner

    Blythe Danner

    Lillian Meechum

  3. Michael O'Keefe

    Michael O'Keefe

    Ben Meechum

  4. Lisa Jane Persky

    Lisa Jane Persky

    Mary Anne Meechum

  5. Julie Anne Haddock

    Julie Anne Haddock

    Karen Meechum

  6. David Keith

    David Keith

    Red Petus

  7. Brian Andrews

    Brian Andrews

    Matthew Meechum

  8. Stan Shaw

    Stan Shaw

    Toomer Smalls

  9. Theresa Merritt

    Theresa Merritt

    Arrabella Smalls

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