Reviews for The Great Escape

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Score:6 / 10
Released:July 4, 1963
Director:John Sturges
Producer:John Sturges
Studio:United Artists
Cast:Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner, James Coburn, Charles Bronson
Genre:Action
Length:172 minutes
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    The Great Escape

    Saturday, August 18, 2018 8:01:42 PM | (Age Not Specified)

    Look, this movie is from the 60's so there are aspects that are dated. Movie making has change (maybe not always for the better). This is based on a true story, a daring escape from a German pow camp in WWII. If you can accept that it is 60 years old, it is a great, fun film. It's a classic. It is filled with major stars, many of whom today's audiences might not recognize. It harken back to the days when every single American was proud of our country. What is good about this country today was created by the folks who made movies like this. Optimists who saw America as facing no obstacle that could not be overcome. No pressing social issue that could not be faced and solved. Give in to a feeling that is no longer in our national consciousness and enjoy the hell out of a movie like this.

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    The Great Escape

    Tuesday, June 18, 2013 5:52:32 PM | (age group: 25-34) | F

    The book by Paul Brickill is well worth reading. He was one of the prenisors at the camp and was involved in the construction of the tunnels. The theme tune is one of the most inspiring and if you can't whistle, then the theme tune is a good place to start.

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