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The GREATEST escape?

Advantages: Based on true story, derring-do balanced by pathos, suspense, well acted
Disadvantages: It's a 1960s take on events of World War 2

...Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be! Time was when every Christmas Day this film was screened as we digested turkey and Christmas pud, and Boxing Day we could go on an epic journey with Jason and the Argonauts in search of the magic-infused golden fleec ...

2mennycds 11.09.2016 · Read full review
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The Great Escape

Advantages: Thrilling adventure from the past
Disadvantages: none

...Director and producer: John Sturges Writers: James Clavell, W.R. Burnett and Paul Brickhill Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Coburn, Charles Bronson and Donald Pleasence Released in the summer of 1963 this near three ho ...

blissman70 07.10.2008 · Read full review
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The Great Film

Advantages: Star studded cast, Based on a true story, Funny, And that motorcycle chase which everybody loves
Disadvantages: I cant think of one honestly

The Great Escape, written by James Clavell, W.R. Burnett, and Walter Newman (who went uncredited for this film), and directed by John Sturges is a popular 1963 World War II film starring Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough and James Garner, based on a tru ...

XTubbzX 13.04.2008 · Read full review
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The Great Escape

Advantages: all-star cast
Disadvantages: no special effects

...This adaptation of Paul Brickhill's prisoner of war experience captures the true events that took place in Germany's Stalag Luft III, prisoner-of-war camp; This cinema achievement provided an entertainingly satirical view of the courage embraced by t ...

povertyworstviolence 29.08.2008 · Read full review
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12 Is The Magic Number!

Advantages: Great war film from a different perspective!
Disadvantages: Much darker than I thought it would be!

...somewhat annoying for me as ITV 4 tend to show this at the most ridiculous hours and every time they do I tend to discover it either half way through or usually at the same bit every single time, I just get annoyed due to the fact that this i ...

Timbo3107 22.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Dirty Dozen (DVD)

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