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There's a big budget and plenty of big bangs in this war film written by Alistair MacLean - then king of the page-turning thriller - and starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood as leaders of a crack team sent to spring an American general from a Nazi fortress. Loaded with action and with a plot designed to provoke intense head-scratching (who exactly is trying to double-cross whom?) this box-office hit serves up World War Two as 1960s audiences wanted it: pure entertainment.
This companion to Flags of Our Fathers tells the story of the WWII battle for the Pacific island of Iwo Jima from the point of view of the Japanese.
14+ years 134 mins
Examination of how the famed World War Two photo of US troops raising their nation's flag on the Pacific Island of Iwo Jima became a propaganda tool.
14+ years 126 mins
An all-star cast hatches a plan for a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp, based on a true story.
11+ years 165 mins
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