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Victory (Escape to Victory) (1981)

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Starring (View all)
Sylvester Stallone Sylvester Stallone
The Players: U.S.A. - Capt. Robert Hatch
Michael Caine Michael Caine
The Players: England - Capt. John Colby
Pelé Pelé
The Players: Brazil - Cpl. Luis Fernandez
Bobby Moore Bobby Moore
The Players: England - Terry Brady
Osvaldo Ardiles Osvaldo Ardiles
The Players: Argentina - Carlos Rey
Paul Van Himst Paul Van Himst
The Players: Belgium - Michel Fileu
Kazimierz Deyna Kazimierz Deyna
The Players: Poland - Paul Wolchek
Mike Summerbee Mike Summerbee
The Players: England - Sid Harmor

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Jeff Maguire Jeff Maguire


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13 years ago at Sep 2 7:57
yeah so what - a yank in goal for England - playing against the germans whilst digging out through the baths. Top film - personally I watch it everytime its on.

Escape to Victory

11 years, 9 months ago at Dec 1 7:45
Association football plays a central role of the film. A team of Allied prisoners of war (POWs), coached and represented by Englishman Captain John Colby (Michael Caine) (who was a professional footballer for West Ham United before the war) agree to play an exhibition match against a German team, only to find themselves involved in a German propaganda stunt.

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Release date: 31 July 1981
UPC: 012569070820
Tags: Drama (4), War (4), Sport (3), 1981 (3), Football (3), Prison (2), World War II (2), WWII (2), 80's (2), POW (2), Escape (2), Nazis (2), Nazi (2), Honor (2), Soccer (2), Resistance (1), US Navy (1), Sailor (1), US Army (1), Prison Camp (1)
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