Great Escape, The (1963)
Great Escape, The (1963) Genre(s): Drama

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn, Hannes Messemer, David McCallum, Gordon Jackson, John Leyton, Angus Lennie, Nigel Stock, Robert Graf

Synopsis: A group of prisoners dig a tunnel to escape from a German POW camp. Based on a true story.

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It's really long but well worth the time. The story is interesting, the acting is good, and the tunnel scenes are guaranteed to make you claustrophobic. The ‘making of’ documentary on the DVD is also worth watching.

Added 28 February 2003 at 2:23 AM

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