A Bridge Too Far

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  • PG
It's late 1944, and the Allied armies are confident they'll win the World War II and be home in time for Christmas. What's needed, says British general Bernard Law Montgomery, is a knockout punch; a bold strike through Holland, where German troops are... read more
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It's late 1944, and the Allied armies are confident they'll win the World War II and be home in time for Christmas. What's needed, says British general Bernard Law Montgomery, is a knockout punch; a bold strike through Holland, where German troops are spread thin, that will put the Allies into Germany. But the plan the Allied forces enact to break through German lines meets unpredicted resistance, unforeseen problems and pure bad luck.

Original Release

06/15/1977

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Cast

Gene Hackman Major General Sosabowski
James Caan Staff Sergeant Dohun
Laurence Olivier Dr. Spaander
Michael Caine Lt. Col. J.O.E. Vandeleur
Robert Redford Major Cook
Sean Connery Maj. Gen. Urquhart
Dirk Bogarde Lieutenant General Browning
Edward Fox Lt. Gen. Horrocks
Elliott Gould Col. Stout
Hardy Kruger Major General Ludwig (as Hardy Kruger)
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Directors

Richard Attenborough

Writers

William Goldman, Cornelius Ryan

Cast

Gene Hackman Major General Sosabowski
James Caan Staff Sergeant Dohun
Laurence Olivier Dr. Spaander
Michael Caine Lt. Col. J.O.E. Vandeleur
Robert Redford Major Cook
Sean Connery Maj. Gen. Urquhart
Dirk Bogarde Lieutenant General Browning
Edward Fox Lt. Gen. Horrocks
Elliott Gould Col. Stout
Hardy Kruger Major General Ludwig (as Hardy Kruger)
Ryan O'Neal Brigadier General Gavin
Maximilian Schell Lieutenant General Bittrich
Liv Ullmann Kate Ter Horst
John Judd Sgt. Clegg
Denholm Elliott R.A.F. Met. Officer
Jeremy Kemp R.A.F. Briefing Officer
Wolfgang Preiss Field Marshal Gerd Von Rundstedt
Nicholas Campbell Captain Glass
Colin Farrell Corporal Hancock
Walter Kohut Field Marshal Model

Producers

Editors

Antony Gibbs

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