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A Bridge Too Far
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Siem Vroom Siem Vroom
Underground Leader
Marlies van Alcmaer Marlies van Alcmaer
Underground Leader's Wife
Erik van Erik van 't Wout
Underground Leader's Son
Wolfgang Preiss Wolfgang Preiss
Field Marshal Von Rundstedt
Hans von Borsody Hans von Borsody
General Blumentritt
Josephine Peeper Josephine Peeper
Cafe Waitress
Dirk Bogarde Dirk Bogarde
Lieutenant General Browning
Paul Maxwell Paul Maxwell
Major General Maxwell Taylor


Written by
William Goldman William Goldman
(screenplay)


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An average movie

5 years ago at Jan 16 11:33
When I first heard about this flick, I thought it sounded really awesome. Indeed, the concept was pretty neat and, above all, there was a masssive stellar cast involved (Dirk Bogarde, Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Gene Hackman, Michael Caine, Anthony Hopkins, James Caan, Liv Ullmann, Elliott Gould, Laurence Olivier, Robert Redford).  Eventually, I know it is a big classic but, to be honest,  I thou... read more
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Tells the story of operation Market Garden. A failed attempt by the allies in the latter stages of WWII to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and the presence of two crack German panzer divisions meant that the final part of this operation (the bridge in Arnhem over the Rhine) was doomed to failure.
Release date: 15 June 1977
UPC: 027616675729
Tags: War (16), Action (12), Drama (9), 1970s (8), WWII (7), Historical (6), World War II (6), 1977 (6), Army (5), Netherlands (4), Bridge (4), Nazi (4), History (4), Holland (3), Usa (3), World War 2 (3), Bicycle (2), Polish (2), Major (2), Paratrooper (1)
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