Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)


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This biographical war drama follows the heroics of American Colonel David Marcus, who assists Israeli troops in defending their country against the Arabs in 1949.

Rating: G
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Ted Berkman, Melville Shavelson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 5, 2002
MGM Home Entertainment



as Col. David 'Mickey' ...

as Emma Marcus

as Magda Simon

as Maj. Safir

as Gen. Mike Randolph

as Asher Gonen

as Vince Talmadge

as Jacob Zion

as Pentagon Chief of St...

as Abou Ibn Kader

as Mrs. Chaison

as James McAfee

as British ambassador

as British Immigration ...

as Senior British Offic...

as Junior British Offic...

as Andre Simon

as Bert Harrison

as Mrs. Martinson

as Gen. Walsh

as Belly Dancer

as Truck Driver

as UN Officer

as UN Officer

as Aide to Gen. Randolp...

as Aide to Chief of Sta...

as Pentagon Officer

as Parachute Jump Serge...

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Critic Reviews for Cast a Giant Shadow

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Kirk Douglas is fine as legendary Israeli leader. Nice guest stars (John Wayne, etc.).

February 22, 2008

The results add up to a superficial biopic that casts anything but a giant shadow.

Full Review… | October 18, 2005
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

October 9, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

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