The Great Escape

1963, Movie, NR, 169 mins

The Great Escape
Expertly directed and written with an infectious undercurrent of wry humor, this classic WWII POW escape yarn features an all-star cast of hardened Allied prisoners who the Germans have thrown together in a special "escape-proof" camp. Naturally, the first thing they set about doing is planning their escape--not just any escape, but one so massive that thousands of German troops will be kept away from the front in the effort to track them down.

The prime instigators include "Big X" (Richard Attenborough), the British master planner; a Polish tunnel-digging expert (Charles Bronson); a forger of passports and papers (Donald Pleasence); and two Americans, "The Scro...

Released: 1963 Rated: NR Length: 169 mins

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