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The Great Escape (1963)

Not Rated
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.
Writers
Paul Brickhill (book) | James Clavell (screenplay) | W.R. Burnett (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 4,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 12,100,000
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Release date
Jul 4, 1963 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Steve McQueen
Hilts 'The Cooler King' Hilts 'The Cooler King'   See fewer
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James Garner
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Richard Attenborough
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James Donald
Ramsey 'The SBO' Ramsey 'The SBO'   See fewer
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Charles Bronson
Danny 'Tunnel King' Danny 'Tunnel King'   See fewer
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Donald Pleasence
Blythe 'The Forger' Blythe 'The Forger'   See fewer
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James Coburn
Sedgwick 'Manufacturer' Sedgwick 'Manufacturer'   See fewer
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Hannes Messemer
Von Luger 'The Kommandant' Von Luger 'The Kommandant'   See fewer
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David McCallum
Ashley-Pitt 'Dispersal' Ashley-Pitt 'Dispersal'   See fewer
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Gordon Jackson
MacDonald 'Intelligence' MacDonald 'Intelligence'   See fewer
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John Leyton
Willie 'Tunnel King' Willie 'Tunnel King'   See fewer
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Angus Lennie
Ives 'The Mole' Ives 'The Mole'   See fewer
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Nigel Stock
Cavendish 'The Surveyor' Cavendish 'The Surveyor'   See fewer
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Robert Graf
Werner 'The Ferret' Werner 'The Ferret'   See fewer
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Hans Reiser
Herr Kuhn Herr Kuhn   See fewer
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Harry Riebauer
Strachwitz Strachwitz   See fewer
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Robert Freitag
Capt. Posen Capt. Posen   See fewer
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Ulrich Beiger
Preissen Preissen   See fewer
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George Mikell
Lt. Dietrich Lt. Dietrich   See fewer
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Lawrence Montaigne
Haynes ('Diversions') Haynes ('Diversions')   See fewer
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Robert Desmond
Griffith 'Tailor' Griffith 'Tailor'   See fewer
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Til Kiwe
Frick Frick   See fewer
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Heinz Weiss
Kramer Kramer   See fewer
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Tom Adams
Dai Nimmo ('Diversions') Dai Nimmo ('Diversions')   See fewer
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Karl-Otto Alberty
S.S. Officer Steinach S.S. Officer Steinach   See fewer
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Arthur Atkinson
British Officer Charlie (uncredited) British Officer Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.2 / 10 | 197,634 votes