The Great Escape
- 2 hr 52 min
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.