Sink the Bismarck! Poster

Release Date: 1960

DVD Release Date: May 20th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Based on the true story of the hunt for the Nazi super-battleship Bismark, this film follows the valiant attempts of the British Admiralty's chief of operations, Captain Jonathan Shepard (Kenneth More), and his team as they gather intelligence and launch an offensive against the dreaded German juggernaut. Midway through the operation, Shepard is shocked to discover his old rival, Admiral Günther Lütjens (Karel Stepanek), is at the helm of the Bismarck, and the mission suddenly becomes personal.

Cast: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Mohner, Laurence Naismith, Geoffrey Keen, Karel Stepanek, Michael Hordern, Maurice Denham

Director: Lewis Gilbert

Genres: War

Keywords: Pursuit, Gritty, Tense, London, Underdog, Quest, 1940s