Picture from The Great Escape
Overall B+

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.

Violence C+
Sexual Content A
Profanity B+
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

The Great Escape

The most recent home video release of this movie is May 7, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Great Escape

Release Date:  7 May 2013

The Great Escape releases to home video in Blu-ray with the following bonus materials:

- Audio Commentary by Director John Sturges, Cast & Crew

- Original Theatrical Trailer

- Bringing Fact to Fiction

- Preparations for Freedom

- The Flight to Freedom

- A Standing Ovation

- The Untold Story

- The Untold Story – Additional Interviews

- A Real Virgil Hilts: A Man Called Jones

- Return to The Great Escape

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For another family friendly war classic, try The Bridge on the River Kwai. The movie Chicken Run plays homage to The Great Escape in many of its elements (especially in the coop’s design).

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