The Young Warriors (1967) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Young Warriors

John Peyser, 1967

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The Beardless Warriors
Richard Matheson, 1960

The Young Warriors is a movie directed by John Peyser in 1967 and based on the book The Beardless Warriors: A Novel of World War II by Richard Matheson, first published in 1960. The movie features James Drury, Steve Carlson, Jonathan Daly, Robert Pine, Jeff Scott, Michael Stanwood, and others.

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RATING

5.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Young Warriors (John Peyser, 1967)

8.2

/ 10

Book Cover: The Beardless Warriors (Richard Matheson, 1960)

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Storyline

Europe, 1944: A group of replacements are assigned to Sgt Cooley’s squad and sent into battle. Initially frightened, Hacker grows to love killing but loses that feeling as well. He is promoted to Corporal and later given his own squad as a Sergeant in the end.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Young Warriors, the 1967 movie by John Peyser

Year

1967

Minutes

93

Movie Rate

5.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Young Warriors

Country: USA

Year: 1967

Length: 1h33m

Cover of The Beardless Warriors, the 1960 book by Richard Matheson

Year

1960

Pages

320

Book Rate

8.24

S: Goodreads

Book

The Beardless Warriors

Subtitle: A Novel of World War II

Country: USA

First published in: 1960

Length: 320 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Cover of The Beardless Warriors, the 1960 book by Richard Matheson

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