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The Great Escape

An epic WWII adventure film starring Steve McQueen, unforgettable as "the Cooler King," leading Allied prisoners in a daring escape from a German POW camp. James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, James Coburn also star in this superior effort, noted for the exhilarating motorcycle chase between McQueen and the Nazis (a unique action sequence for the time), along with Elmer Bernstein's rousing score. One of the greatest war films ever made!

Year: 1963
Genre: War and Anti-War Films, Based on..., Best of the 1960s, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: USA
Director: John Sturges
Starring: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner, James Donald, James Coburn, Donald Pleasence, Charles Bronson
Duration: 172 Minutes
Rating: G
8.2/10
Location in store: War

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