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Aces High (1976)





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Malcolm McDowell plays a World War I air ace, in charge of an elite squadron. Outwardly a bastion of courage, McDowell dies a little every time one of his boys is killed. To steel his nerves, he takes to drink, which has an adverse effect on his abilities. Christopher Plummer staunchly portrays McDowell's commanding officer. Aces High is a remake of Journey's End (1930), which in turn was based on a play by R.C. Sheriff. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovimore
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: Howard Barker
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On DVD: Aug 26, 2014
MVD Entertainment Group - Official Site


Malcolm McDowell
as Maj. John Gresham
Christopher Plummer
as Capt. 'Uncle' Sincla...
Simon Ward
as Lt. Crawford
Peter Firth
as Lt. Stephen Croft
John Gielgud
as Headmaster
Trevor Howard
as Lt. Col. Silkin
Richard Johnson
as Col. Lyle
Ray Milland
as Brig. Whale
David Wood
as Thompson
David Daker
as Bennett
Pascale Christophe
as Croft's Girl Friend
Jeanne Patou
as Chanteuse
Gilles Béhat
as Beckenauer
Jacques Maury
as Ponnelle
John Serret
as French Colonel
Penny Irving
as French Girl
Colin Rix
as Sergeant
James Walsh
as Gresham's Batman
Jane Anthony
as Katherine
David Arnold
as Replacement
Eli Wallach
as Cacopoulos
Gilles Béhat
as Beckenauer
David Arnold
as Replacement
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No, not the Iron Maiden song, but a really cool war film starring a young McDowell. Saw this on late night TV, maybe now that Royal Flash is out on DVD someone will think to release this one.

Christopher Brown

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