The Great Escape (movie)

1963 American film by John Sturges

The Great Escape is a 1963 American war movie. It is about an escape by Allied prisoners of war from a German POW camp during World War II. The movie stars Steve McQueen, James Garner, Donald Pleasence, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, and Richard Attenborough. It got positive reviews from critics.

The Great Escape
Directed byJohn Sturges
Screenplay by
  • James Clavell
  • W. R. Burnett
Based onThe Great Escape
by Paul Brickhill
Produced byJohn Sturges
CinematographyDaniel L. Fapp
Edited byFerris Webster
Music byElmer Bernstein
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release dates
  • June 20, 1963 (1963-06-20) (London)
  • July 4, 1963 (1963-07-04) (United States)
Running time
172 minutes
CountryUnited States
  • English
  • German
  • French
Budget$3.8 million[1]
Box office$11.7 million

References change

  1. Balio, Tino (1987). United Artists: The Company That Changed the Film Industry. University of Wisconsin Press. p. 174. ISBN 978-0-299-11440-4.

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