The Eagle Has Landed (DVD)

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The Eagle Has Landed (DVD)

Based on Jack Higgin's bestseller. A group of German Paratroopers are dropped over England. Their mission is to kidnap Winston Churchill.

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“Eagles Nest in Cornwall”

published 25/04/2004

ProBrilliant Cast

ConsNot as 'polished' as it could be

Based on Jack Higgins bestselling World War 2 novel this film (released in 1976) follows the story of a secret mission by a small group of German Paratroopers whose mission was to drop into England and kidnapp Winston Churchill. The story is set in lae November 1943 as the Nazi's realise the tide...

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“Don't mention the Germans”

published 27/05/2003

ProInteresting premise, good cast and director

ConsThe DVD it comes on

File under entertaining hokum along with 'Where Eagles Dare' and 'Kelly's Heroes'. This 1976 Second World War actioner directed by veteran John Sturges, his last film before passing away in 1992, is undoubtedly enjoyable stuff. Armed with a screenplay by Bond contributor Tom Manckiewicz and based...

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Pro good WWII action movie

Cons yanks

The Eagle as Landed. A superb World War II movie, based on the Best selling novel by- Jack Higgins. Back in Germany a plot is hatched by German Officer Max Radl (Robert Duvall) to try and kidnap Sir Winston Churchill, whilst he makes a short stop over at a small Norfolk village. Given the go...

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“The Eagle Has Landed (1977)”

published 16/06/2007

ProA great film, with great performances.

ConsThe action is directed near the end of the film.

The Eagle Has Landed (1977) It is 1943, and Mussillini has just been rescued from a mountain top prison in Italy by a daring German commando raid. Now Hitler wants Winston Churchill kidnapped. From the pen of Jack Higgins, the film puts you straight into the depths of Nazi Germany and the story...

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Based on Jack Higgin's bestseller. A group of German Paratroopers are dropped over England. Their mission is to kidnap Winston Churchill.

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