Waterloo (1970 movie)

1970 film by Sergei Bondarchuk

Waterloo (Russian: Ватерлоо) is a 1970 epic war movie directed by Sergei Bondarchuk and produced by Dino De Laurentiis.[3][4] It is about the Battle of Waterloo.[5]

Directed bySergei Bondarchuk
Screenplay by
Story byH. A. L. Craig
Produced byDino De Laurentiis
CinematographyArmando Nannuzzi
Edited byRichard C. Meyer
Music by
Distributed by
Release date
  • 26 October 1970 (1970-10-26)
Running time
134 / 123 min
Soviet Union

It stars Rod Steiger as Napoleon Bonaparte and Christopher Plummer as the Duke of Wellington with a cameo by Orson Welles as Louis XVIII of France.[6]


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