12 certificateRetreat, Hell! is a Film programme that first aired in 1952 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

Retreat, Hell! is a 3 star programme


Retreat, Hell! (1952)

Directed by
Joseph H. Lewis

Cult director Joseph H. Lewis directs this major film set during the Korean war. Frank Lovejoy stars as a marine battalion commander, with WWII vet Richard Carlson and, in one of his first adult roles, Russ Tamblyn among his men. The film follows them as they fight their way to a strategic reservoir and then, faced by overwhelming Chinese reinforcements, have to fight their way back to their own lines.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1952

3/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

When is Retreat, Hell! next on TV?

It's next showing on Film4 January 25th, 2:55pm and on Film4 Plus 1 January 25th, 3:55pm. See more...


Frank Lovejoy...Lt. Col. Steve L. Corbett
Richard Carlson...Capt. Paul Hansen
Anita Louise...Ruth Hansen
Russ Tamblyn...Jimmy W. McDermid
Nedrick Young...Sgt. Novak
Lamont Johnson...Capt. 'Tink' O'Grady
Robert Ellis...Shorty Devine
Paul L. Smith...Andy Smith
Peter Ortiz...Maj. Knox
Dorothy Patrick...Eve O'Grady
Morton C. Thompson...Capt. K yser
Joseph Keane...Lt. Ortiz