Picks and Pans Review: The Great Santini

updated 02/22/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/22/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

CBS (9-11:24 p.m. ET)

Robert Duvall is brilliant as a gung-ho Marine fighter pilot who relentlessly bullies 18-year-old son Michael O'Keefe and tries the patience of wife Blythe Danner. Flawless performances by all made this one of 1980's best movies.


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