Plot & Details
James Bond-flick director Guy Hamilton helmed this episodic, all-star World War II film. With Sir Laurence Olivier heading up an ensemble cast as flight commander Sir Hugh Dowdling, The Battle of Britain pays tribute to other nationalities instrumental in fending off the waves of Luftwaffe planes, notably the expatriate Polish and Czech pilots. Trevor Howard, Michael Caine, and Michael Redgrave also populate the cast.
- MPAA Rating: G
- Genre(s): Drama,War
- Run Time: 132min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 07/31/1997
- DVD Release Date: 05/20/2003
- Director(s): Guy Hamilton
- Starring: Harry Andrews , Trevor Howard , Michael Caine , Ralph Richardson , Curd Jürgens
- Themes: Great Battles,War in the Sky,Heroic Mission
- Tone: Rousing,Sweeping,Tense,Visceral
- Keywords: British, Nazi, aerial, against-all-odds, aviation, battle [war], pilot, territory, war
- Language: English