The Great Santini Trailer

The Great Santini Trailer (1979)

"The bravest thing he would ever do was let his family love him." 26 October 1979 Drama 115 mins

As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.

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Robert Duvall

as Lt. Col. 'Bull' Meechum

Blythe Danner

as Lillian Meechum

Michael O'Keefe

as Ben Meechum

Lisa Jane Persky

as Mary Anne Meechum

Julie Anne Haddock

as Karen Meechum

David Keith

as Red Petus

Brian Andrews

as Matthew Meechum

Stan Shaw

as Toomer Smalls

Theresa Merritt

as Arrabella Smalls

Paul Mantee

as Col. Virgil Hedgepath

Michael Strong

as Col. Varney

Bennett Liss

as Cpl. Atcherly

Joe Dorsey

as Coach Spinks

Paul Gleason

as Lt. Sammy


Elmer Bernstein

Original Music Composer

Ralph Woolsey

Ralph Woolsey Director of Photography

Jack Poplin

Jack Poplin Production Design

International Releases Dates

United States 26 October 1979

Production Companies

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