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The Great Escape

Directed by John Sturges
United States, 1963
Adventure

Synopsis

Based on a true story, a group of prisoners of war during World War II plan an elaborate escape plan from a German POW camp that is believed to be “escape proof.”

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The Great Escape Directed by John Sturges

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1964 | Nominee: Best Film Editing

National Board of Review

1963 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Writers Guild of America

1964 | Nominee: Best Written American Drama (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1964 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Drama

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