3 hr. 20 min.
This biographical drama focuses on future president Dwight D. Eisenhower (Robert Duvall), who works his way up in the Pentagon ranks and eventually becomes the commander of all Allied forces on the European front in World War II. While the general serves in this important position, he develops a close relationship with his female British driver, Kay Summersby (Lee Remick). Eisenhower's strong display of leadership during wartime sets the stage for his later political career.