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"Put a fence in front of these men... and they'll climb it!"
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Based on the book of the same name by Paul Brickhill which was in turn based on the real life escape from Stalag Luft III during the second World War, The Great Escape is full of suspense, history and stirring moments. Featuring a star studded cast as the escaping POWs including Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence and James Coburn the time is 1943 and the setting is a tightly secured German camp for the most determined group of Allied soldiers. Banding together they weather tragedy, failure and hardship all while desperate to escape the Nazis.

The Great Escape is an Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War movie that was released in 1963 and has a run time of 2 hr 52 min. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.2 and a MetaScore of 86.

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| 1963 | 2 hr 52 min | 8.2/10 | 86/100
Cast
Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald
Director
John Sturges
Produced By
John Sturges
Language
English
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