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THE GREAT ESCAPE (1963)

THE GREAT ESCAPE <span>(1963)</span> artwork

THE GREAT ESCAPE (1963)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 165

Release dates 24/03/2019, 01/11/2002, 01/04/2002, 01/09/1993

Ratings Info mild violence, language, injury detail

Genre(s) Drama, War

Director(s) John Sturges

Cast includes Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn, Hannes Messemer, David McCallum, Gordon Jackson, John Leyton, Angus Lennie, Nigel Stock, Robert Graf, Jud Taylor

Summary THE GREAT ESCAPE is a 1963 US drama, set during World War II, in which a group of Allied soldiers attempt to escape from a German POW camp.

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Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 14/03/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE GREAT ESCAPE is a 1963 US drama, set during World War II, in which a group of Allied soldiers attempt to escape from a German POW camp.

Violence

Several people are shot, all without visible blood or injury detail. One of the shootings leaves a dead man hanging limply from barbed wire. A group of prisoners is massacred, but the actual killings occur off screen.

Language

There is occasional use of mild bad language including 'bloody'.

Injury detail

We see a large smudge of blood on a man's face after a plane crash. Another man is shown with small bloody cuts on his face and arms.

There are occasional scenes of mild suspense featuring people in danger.

Several characters are shown smoking.

Details

Title
THE GREAT ESCAPE
Also known as
WIDESCREEN
Year
1963
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Warner Home Video Ltd,Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent.,MGM Home Entertainment (Europe) Ltd,United Artists Corp. Ltd,R.N.I.B.,Park Circus Limited
Classified date(s)
01/02/2019
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF038662

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