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250 Ratings

The Guns of Navarone

Directed by J. Lee Thompson
United States, United Kingdom, 1961
Action, Adventure, Drama


A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.

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The Guns of Navarone Directed by J. Lee Thompson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1962 | Winner: Best Effects, Special Effects

1962 | 6 nominations including: Best Picture

BAFTA Awards

1962 | Nominee: Best British Screenplay

Directors Guild of America

1962 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Golden Globes (USA)

1962 | 2 wins including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

1962 | Nominee: Best Director

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