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Night Ambush (1957)

Unrated
104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo to embarrass the occupiers.
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W. Stanley Moss (adapted from the book: "Ill Met By Moonlight" The Wartime Diary in Crete of) | Michael Powell | Emeric Pressburger
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Updated Jan 31, 1957

Release date
Jul 1958 (United States)

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31 cast members
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Dirk Bogarde
Major Patrick Leigh Fermor D.S.O. O.B.E. also known to the Cretans and the German Secret Police as PHILEDEM Major Patrick Leigh Fermor D.S.O. O.B.E. also known to the Cretans and the German Secret Police as PHILEDEM   See fewer
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Marius Goring
Major General Kreipe Major General Kreipe   See fewer
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David Oxley
Captain W. Stanley Moss, M.C. Captain W. Stanley Moss, M.C.   See fewer
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Dimitri Andreas
Niko (as Demetri Andreas) Niko (as Demetri Andreas)   See fewer
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Wolfe Morris
George George   See fewer
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Michael Gough
Andoni Zoidakis Andoni Zoidakis   See fewer
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Brian Worth
Stratis Saviolkis Stratis Saviolkis   See fewer
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Roland Bartrop
Micky Akoumianakis (as Rowland Bartrop) Micky Akoumianakis (as Rowland Bartrop)   See fewer
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George Eugeniou
Charis Zographakis Charis Zographakis   See fewer
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Paul Stassino
Yani Katsias Yani Katsias   See fewer
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Adeeb Assaly
Zahari Zahari   See fewer
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Theo Moreas
Village Priest Village Priest   See fewer
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Christopher Lee
German officer at dentists German officer at dentists   See fewer
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Peter Augustine
Dentist Dentist   See fewer
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John Houseman
Johnny Houseman Johnny Houseman   See fewer
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Phyllia Houseman
Michali's Sister Michali's Sister   See fewer
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Gisela Birke
German Girl (uncredited) German Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Brace
German soldier (uncredited) German soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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E.V.H. Emmett
Narrator (voice) (uncredited) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guido Lorraine
German Officer (uncredited) German Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andreas Malandrinos
Greek (uncredited) Greek (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Marion-Crawford
British Port Officer (uncredited) British Port Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Marner
German Officer with Gen. Brauer (uncredited) German Officer with Gen. Brauer (uncredited)   See fewer
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David McCallum
Sailor on Pick Up Ship (uncredited) Sailor on Pick Up Ship (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Pravda
German Officer Talking to Niko (uncredited) German Officer Talking to Niko (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christopher Rhodes
General Bräuer (uncredited) General Bräuer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Swanwick
German Officer with Gen. Brauer (uncredited) German Officer with Gen. Brauer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 1,211 votes