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12 Ratings

The Desert Rats

Directed by Robert Wise
United States, 1953
Action, Drama, Adventure


In this sequel to all-time favorite war movie The Desert Fox, World War II British commando Richard Burton takes charge of a defiant, vastly outnumbered Australian division in their heroic stand against the German troops in North Africa.

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The Desert Rats Directed by Robert Wise

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1954 | Nominee: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay

National Board of Review

1953 | Winner: Best Actor

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