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The Great Escape

Detained in a German Prisoner of war camp during WW II, officers of the allied forces develop an elaborate escape plan. Based on a true story, the movie follows their efforts, with a minimal amount of violence depicted. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 172
Theater Release: 04 Jul 1963
Video Release: 07 May 2013
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Director: John Sturges
Cast: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence
Studio: 1963 MGM/UA

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What would you do with various prisoners of war who were determined to get away? In the movie The Great Escape, German officials faced with this dilemma decide to… 
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Why Is The Great Escape Rated Not Rated?

Overall: B+

Detained in a German Prisoner of war camp during WW II, officers of… 
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As the men make plans for the escape, they also question the possible costs.… 
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