Sign up for your 2 week free trial

The Longest Day (1962)





3.5 out of 10 Well worth watching
Andrew from Tipperary, 25 Mar 2014
If you want to learn a whole lot about the D-Day landings in just a few hours, you could do a lot worse than watch this. Historically accurate (partly due to the large number of veterans from both sides working as advisors on the film) and well paced, this movie takes you through the key events and nicely evokes the sense of a huge, sprawling, barely-controlled invasion. Huge cast of just about everyone who was around at the time, including the guy who wrote the theme music. Some of the script and performances are a little dated, but it's very watchable and has planty of impressive pre-CGI spectacle.
Was this review helpful to you? 
0 people out of 0 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
1.5 out of 10 The Longest Day
paul from Louth, 20 Nov 2008
It is ok but some scenes were too long
Was this review helpful to you? 
0 people out of 0 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
  

What's it about....
On June 6, 1944, the Allied Invasion of France marked the beginning of the end of Nazi domination over Europe. The attack involved 3,000,000 men, 11,000 planes and 4,000 ships, comprising the largest armada the world has ever seen. Presented in its original black & white version, 'The Longest Day' is a vivid, hour-by-hour re-creation of this historic event. Featuring a stellar international cast, and told from the perspectives of both sides, it is a fascinating look at the...

(read more)






CUSTOMER ALSO RENTED
  • View Breaking Bad: Season 4
  • View Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid
  • View He Who Dares (Blu-ray)
  • View New York, I Love You
  • View Skyline (Blu-ray)
  • View Memories
  • View The Damned United (Blu-ray)
  • View Paper Heart
  • View Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (Blu-ray)
  • View Changing Lanes
  • View The Secret In Their Eyes
  • View The Hulk
  • View Pathfinder
  • View Trust (Blu-ray)
  • View Eddie Murphy RAW
  • View Harry Potter And The Philosophers Stone
  • View Vampire Circus
  • View Zero Dark Thirty (Blu-ray)
  • View Joanna Hall: 28 Day Total Body Plan
  • View Frost/Nixon (Blu-ray)
  • View Scary Movie 5
  • View The Firm (Blu-ray)
  • View Meet The Mobsters
  • View Jack Dee Live At The Apollo
  • View Give Up Yer Aul Sins
  • View Resident Evil:Afterlife (3D) (Blu-ray)
  • View The Brothers Grimm
  • View Another Earth (Blu-ray)
  • View Atonement
  • View Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
  • View Take Me Home Tonight
  • View Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets (Blu-ray)
  • View Water Drops On Burning Rocks
  • View I Love You, Man
  • View Julie And Julia (Blu-ray)
  • View Torchwood Series 3: Children Of Earth
  • View The Last Station (Blu-ray)
  • View Battleship
  • View Lord Of The Dance (3D) (Blu-ray)
  • View NCIS Season 6