Victory Poster

Release Date: 1981

DVD Release Date: February 24th, 1998

PG|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
The head of a German POW camp, soccer enthusiast Karl von Steiner (Max von Sydow) organizes a match between Nazi players and their Allied captives. Orchestrated as a way to push the Third Reich agenda, the high-profile game is set to feature an international team led by John Colby (Michael Caine), a veteran British player. While the team, which also includes Luis Fernandez (Pelé) of Trinidad, trains for the match, Robert Hatch (Sylvester Stallone) plans a dangerous mass escape from the camp.

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Michael Caine, Pelé, Bobby Moore, Osvaldo Ardiles, Paul Van Himst, Kazimierz Deyna, Hallvar Thorensen

Director: John Huston

Genres: Action

Production Co: Lorimar Film Entertainment

Keywords: Soldier, Underdog, Rivalry, Escape, France, Engaging, Spirited, 1940s, Competition