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97 Ratings

The Young Lions

Directed by Edward Dmytryk
United States, 1958
Drama, Action


The destiny of three soldiers during World War II. The German officer Christian Diestl approves less and less of the war. Jewish-American Noah Ackerman deals with anti-Semitism at home and in the army while entertainer Michael Whiteacre transforms from playboy to hero.

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The Young Lions Directed by Edward Dmytryk

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1959 | 3 nominations including: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

BAFTA Awards

1959 | 2 nominations including: Best Film from any Source

Directors Guild of America

1959 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Golden Globes (USA)

1959 | Nominee: Best Film Promoting International Understanding

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