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  • The Great Escape (1963)
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    172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The Great Escape (1963)
Approved
172 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
Director
Writers
Paul Brickhill (based on the book by) | James Clavell (screen play by) | W.R. Burnett (screen play by)
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Release date
Jul 4, 1963 (United States)

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28 cast members
Name Known for
Steve McQueen
Hilts 'The Cooler King' Hilts 'The Cooler King'   See fewer
James Garner
Hendley 'The Scrounger' Hendley 'The Scrounger'   See fewer
Richard Attenborough
Bartlett 'Big X' Bartlett 'Big X'   See fewer
James Donald
Ramsey 'The SBO' Ramsey 'The SBO'   See fewer
Charles Bronson
Danny 'Tunnel King' Danny 'Tunnel King'   See fewer
Donald Pleasence
Blythe 'The Forger' Blythe 'The Forger'   See fewer
James Coburn
Sedgwick 'Manufacturer' Sedgwick 'Manufacturer'   See fewer
Hannes Messemer
Von Luger 'The Kommandant' Von Luger 'The Kommandant'   See fewer
David McCallum
Ashley-Pitt 'Dispersal' Ashley-Pitt 'Dispersal'   See fewer
Gordon Jackson
MacDonald 'Intelligence' MacDonald 'Intelligence'   See fewer
John Leyton
Willie 'Tunnel King' Willie 'Tunnel King'   See fewer
Angus Lennie
Ives 'The Mole' Ives 'The Mole'   See fewer
Nigel Stock
Cavendish 'The Surveyor' Cavendish 'The Surveyor'   See fewer
Robert Graf
Werner 'The Ferret' Werner 'The Ferret'   See fewer
Hans Reiser
Herr Kuhn Herr Kuhn   See fewer
Harry Riebauer
Strachwitz Strachwitz   See fewer
Robert Freitag
Capt. Posen Capt. Posen   See fewer
Ulrich Beiger
Preissen Preissen   See fewer
George Mikell
Lt. Dietrich Lt. Dietrich   See fewer
Lawrence Montaigne
Haynes ('Diversions') Haynes ('Diversions')   See fewer
Robert Desmond
Griffith 'Tailor' Griffith 'Tailor'   See fewer
Til Kiwe
Frick Frick   See fewer
Heinz Weiss
Kramer Kramer   See fewer
Tom Adams
Dai Nimmo ('Diversions') Dai Nimmo ('Diversions')   See fewer
Karl-Otto Alberty
S.S. Officer Steinach S.S. Officer Steinach   See fewer
Arthur Atkinson
British Officer Charlie (uncredited) British Officer Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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