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The Great Escape

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Released 1963, 'The Great Escape' stars Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson The movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 52 min, and received a score of 87 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which put together reviews from 10 experienced critics.

You probably already know what the movie's about, but just in case... Here's the plot: "Imprisoned during World War II in a German POW camp, a group of Allied soldiers are intent on breaking out, not only to escape, but also to draw Nazi forces away from battle to search for fugitives. Among the prisoners determined to escape are American Captain Virgil Hilts (Steve McQueen) and British Squadron Leader Roger Bartlett (Richard Attenborough). Outwitting their captors by digging a tunnel out of the prison grounds, the soldiers find the stakes much higher when escape becomes a reality."

'The Great Escape' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on Amazon.com, VUDU, iTunes Store, YouTube, and XFINITY .

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