Overview

Maxwell Slaughter is a kind, heavyset guy who has reached the rank of master sergeant in the army. Admired by handsome young Sgt. Eustis Clay, Slaughter forms a close bond with his peer. Clay hopes to convince Slaughter to join him in a business venture outside of the service, but, in the meantime, he introduces the older officer to the beautiful young Bobby Jo Pepperdine, inadvertently creating trouble for both men.

  1. Ralph Nelson

    Director

  2. William Goldman

    Novel

  3. Maurice Richlin

    Screenplay

  4. Blake Edwards

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jackie Gleason

    Jackie Gleason

    MSgt. Maxwell Slaughter

  2. Steve McQueen

    Steve McQueen

    Sgt. Eustis Clay

  3. Tuesday Weld

    Tuesday Weld

    Bobby Jo Pepperdine

  4. Tony Bill

    Tony Bill

    Jerry Meltzer

  5. Tom Poston

    Tom Poston

    Lieutenant Magee

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Soldier in the Rain
Soldier in the Rain

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 27, 1963
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 28m

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