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The Guns of Navarone (1961)

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Gregory Peck Gregory Peck
Capt. Keith Mallory
David Niven David Niven
Cpl. John Anthony Miller
Anthony Quinn Anthony Quinn
Col. Andrea Stavros
Stanley Baker Stanley Baker
CPO 'Butcher' Brown
Anthony Quayle Anthony Quayle
Maj. Roy Franklin
James Darren James Darren
Spyros Pappadimos
Irene Papas Irene Papas
Maria Pappadimos
Gia Scala Gia Scala
Anna


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8 years, 3 months ago at Aug 13 9:57
Since this movie has a pretty good reputation, I thought I should give it a try. Basically, it is a decent and really entertaining WWII feature. To be honest, it might not be really original or mind-blowing but it was still a nice watch. Anyway, it was a pretty expensive movie, one of the most expensive ever made at the time, and it was a huge success at the box-office, apparently the highest gros... read more

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4 years, 11 months ago at Jan 3 13:21
Enjoy cast and production values and a very effective bot not brilliant plot hunged over a sharp cliff with a mouth and two iconic cannons. Some hard stereotypes you can forgive (hot tempered greeks Papas and Darren, btucher becomes coward and then butcher Stanley Baker, easygoing Niven faced by Peck with taking decisions) becuase they weren't too exploited then.
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Description: A specialized commando team is organized in 1943, during WWII, ... Full Descriptionto sabotage and put out of commission the Axis firepower on the mountainous Greek island of Navarone in the Aegean Sea. One of the great war movies of all time, with an all start cast, and a gripping plot--based on the Alistair MacLean novel. A commando team is sent to a Greek Island to destroy the giant guns of World War II Germany which are controlling a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea. This was a groundbreaker in the Special Effects department, too. Academy Award Nominations: 7, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best (Adapted) Sc ... (more)
Release date: 28 April 1961
UPC: 043396721296
Tags: War (13), Drama (11), Action (11), Adventure (9), WWII (7), Greece (6), 1961 (6), Nazi (5), World War II (5), 1960s (5), Torture (4), World War (4), Village (4), Traitor (4), Gregory Peck (4), Cannon (4), 60s (3), Fortress (3), 05 (3)
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