What movie has the best assembled crew ever?

BJORN II

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Was it supposed to win awards ? Was it promoted like that?
Seemed like that was was a well put together cast if you look at it.
I love Con Air but I don't think anyone's goal was to win film awards.
This was more of an 'I-want-to-be-able-to-buy-a-castle-in-Europe' acting opportunity.
 

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It occurred to me that How The West Was Won had a cast that rivaled The Longest Day for sheer star power. It even featured Spencer Tracy as the narrator and had 3 Directors (including John Ford) directing different segments. One difference between the 2 and I think you have to take into consideration is that there was not a lot of interaction between the various actors due to the segmented storyline format. It was almost like watching 5 movies spliced together.
 

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Or what about another WW2 movie based on a Cornelius Ryan book - A Bridge Too Far.
It's got Sean Connery, Robert Redford, Gene Hackman, Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Anthony Hopkins, Maximilian Schell, Hardy Kruger, James Caan, and so many others.
I don't think it was a critical success but I loved it when it aired on tv.
Lets not forget the Dirty Dozen. Has the greatest football player ever plus a lot of great career actors that everyone knows. One of my favorite all time movies. The Dirty Dozen (1967) - IMDb
 

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Platoon

Charlie Sheen
Willem Dafoe
Tom Berenger
Forest Whitaker
Johnny Depp
Kevin Dillon (Entourage)
John C McGinley (SU/Scrubs)
Keith David
Mark Morse (Madmen/Homeland)
Tony Todd (Candyman)
Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone some how gets star studded casts for his films (Platoon and JFK for instance). Your post made be think of Any Given Sunday. Pacino, Jim Brown, LT, Cameron Diaz, Ann Margaret, Dennis Quaid, James Woods, Charlton Heston, John McGinley, Matthew Modine, Lauren Holley, Butkus, numerous other ex NFL player cameos.
 

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Thin Red Line

Sean Penn
Nick Nolte
Adrian Brody
George Clooney
John Cusack
Woody Harelson
John Travolta
John C Reily
Jared Leto
Kirk Acevedo
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Miranda Otto
 

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Platoon

Charlie Sheen
Willem Dafoe
Tom Berenger
Forest Whitaker
Johnny Depp
Kevin Dillon (Entourage)
John C McGinley (SU/Scrubs)
Keith David
Mark Morse (Madmen/Homeland)
Tony Todd (Candyman)
Oliver Stone
And Corey Glover - Living Color (Band)
 

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Thin Red Line

Sean Penn
Nick Nolte
Adrian Brody
George Clooney
John Cusack
Woody Harelson
John Travolta
John C Reily
Jared Leto
Kirk Acevedo
Donal Logue
Miranda Otto
There are so many interesting details in the 'Casting' and 'Post Production' sections for this movie's Wikipedia page, including -
During the filming, Adrien Brody thought he was going to be one of the leads.

 

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