The Great Escape (1963)

Director
John Sturges

Main cast
Steve McQueen; James Garner; Richard Attenborough; James Donald; Charles Bronson

Genres
Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War

Description
The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security "escape-proof" camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.


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