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Great Escape, The (1963)

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5 out of 10 If you haven't seen this already...
Ken from Dublin, 21 Oct 2007
...the you haven't lived, an all time ageless classic that is utterly rivetting from beginning to end. I've seen it about three times and I rarely watch a move more than once. Great escapism too!
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Arguably the best World War II adventure film ever made, John Sturges's dramatisation of the true story of a group of British, American, and Canadian POWs who executed a massive escape from Stalag Luft III in Upper Silesia in March 1944, stars Steve McQueen as the rebellious Virgil Hilts. The German high command has filtered out all the most talented escape artists of the Allies' and placed them in a POW camp specifically designed to foil any unwanted departures. Of course,...

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