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The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)

PG-13
139 min | Drama, History, War

In 1854, during the Crimean War, poor planning leads to a British Light Brigade openly charging a Russian artillery position with tragic consequences.
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Writers
Charles Wood (screenplay) | Cecil Woodham-Smith (additional source material "The Reason Why") (as Cecil Woodham Smith)
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$ 8,000,000
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Release date
Oct 11, 1968 (United States)

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Trevor Howard
Lord Cardigan Lord Cardigan   See fewer
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Vanessa Redgrave
Clarissa Morris Clarissa Morris   See fewer
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John Gielgud
Lord Raglan Lord Raglan   See fewer
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Harry Andrews
Lord Lucan Lord Lucan   See fewer
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Jill Bennett
Mrs. Duberly Mrs. Duberly   See fewer
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David Hemmings
Captain Lewis Nolan Captain Lewis Nolan   See fewer
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Ben Aris
Lt. Maxse Lt. Maxse   See fewer
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Micky Baker
Trooper Metcalfe Trooper Metcalfe   See fewer
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Peter Bowles
Paymaster Capt. Duberly Paymaster Capt. Duberly   See fewer
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Leo Britt
General Scarlett General Scarlett   See fewer
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Mark Burns
Captain Morris Captain Morris   See fewer
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John J. Carney
Trooper Mitchell (as John Carney) Trooper Mitchell (as John Carney)   See fewer
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Helen Cherry
Lady Scarlett Lady Scarlett   See fewer
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Chris Chittell
Trooper (as Christopher Chittel) Trooper (as Christopher Chittel)   See fewer
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Ambrose Coghill
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Howard Marion-Crawford
Lt. General Sir George Brown (as Howard Marion Crawford) Lt. General Sir George Brown (as Howard Marion Crawford)   See fewer
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Christopher Cunningham
Farrier (as Chris Cunningham) Farrier (as Chris Cunningham)   See fewer
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Mark Dignam
General Airey General Airey   See fewer
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Mick Dillon
Dying Highlander (as Michael Dillon) Dying Highlander (as Michael Dillon)   See fewer
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Alan Dobie
Riding Master Mogg Riding Master Mogg   See fewer
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Georges Douking
Marshall St. Arnaud Marshall St. Arnaud   See fewer
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Clive Endersby
Trooper Trooper   See fewer
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Andrew Faulds
Quaker Preacher Quaker Preacher   See fewer
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Derek Fuke
Trooper Trooper   See fewer
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Derek Gray
Officer Officer   See fewer
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Richard Graydon
Lord Bingham Lord Bingham   See fewer
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John Hallam
Officer Officer   See fewer
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Ian Hanson
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Barbara Hicks
Mrs. Duberly's Maid Mrs. Duberly's Maid   See fewer
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Ben Howard
Trumpeter Pridmore Trumpeter Pridmore   See fewer
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Rachel Kempson
Mrs. Codrington Mrs. Codrington   See fewer
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T.P. McKenna
William Russel (as T. P. McKenna) William Russel (as T. P. McKenna)   See fewer
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Michael Miller
Maj.Gen.Sir Colin Campbell Maj.Gen.Sir Colin Campbell   See fewer
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Roger Mutton
Cornet Codrington Cornet Codrington   See fewer
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Valerie Newman
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Roy Pattison
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Corin Redgrave
Capt. Featherstonhaugh Capt. Featherstonhaugh   See fewer
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Norman Rossington
T.S.M. Corbett T.S.M. Corbett   See fewer
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Dino Shafeek
Indian Servant Indian Servant   See fewer
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John Trenaman
Sgt. Smith Sgt. Smith   See fewer
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Colin Vancao
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Donald Wolfit
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Peter Woodthorpe
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Pauline Chamberlain
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Harry Fielder
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Flint
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Laurence Harvey
Russian Prince (uncredited) Russian Prince (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Payne
Trooper (uncredited) Trooper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tramp (uncredited) Tramp (uncredited)   See fewer
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Natasha Richardson
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6.7 / 10 | 2,650 votes