The Great Santini | 1979

Drama, Adaptation
Fighter pilot, Bull Meechum loves fighting almost as much as he loves the Marine Corps. But he has little tolerance for his wife and children. Instead, he treats them like recruits, until finally tension in the ...more
Director: Lewis John Carlino
Awards: 2 Oscar nominations. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination | full awards »

Cast

... Bull Meechum

Actor

... Lillian Meechum

Actor

... Ben Meechum

Actor

... Toomer Smalls

Actor

... Mary Anne Meechum

Actor

... Karen Meechum

Actor

... Matthew Meechum

Actor

... Arrabelle Smalls

Actor

... Red Pettus

Actor

... Colonel Hedgepath

Actor

... Colonel Varney

Actor

... Corporal Athley

Actor

Writers

Source Material (from novel)

Company

Bing Crosby Productions

Production Company

Orion Pictures

Production Company

Westheimer Company

Production Company

Synopsis

Fighter pilot, Bull Meechum loves fighting almost as much as he loves the Marine Corps. But he has little tolerance for his wife and children. Instead, he treats them like recruits, until finally tension in the household builds to the boiling point.

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