Opening

45% The Other Woman Apr 25
—— Brick Mansions Apr 25
50% The Quiet Ones Apr 25
91% Locke Apr 25
81% The Machine Apr 25

Top Box Office

89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier $26.6M
47% Rio 2 $22.5M
51% Heaven Is for Real $21.5M
20% Transcendence $11.2M
7% A Haunted House 2 $9.1M
61% Draft Day $5.9M
40% Divergent $5.8M
71% Oculus $5.2M
77% Noah $5.0M
13% God's Not Dead $4.8M

Coming Soon

71% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 02
—— Walk Of Shame May 02
100% Neighbors May 09
—— Godzilla May 16
—— X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23

Premieres Tonight

—— The Boondocks: Season 4

New Episodes Tonight

—— 2 Broke Girls: Season 3
100% Archer: Season 5
86% Bates Motel: Season 2
82% The Blacklist: Season 1
83% Bones: Season 9
83% Castle: Season 6
47% The Following: Season 2
10% Friends With Better Lives: Season 1
—— Metal Hurlant Chronicles: Season 1
—— Mike & Molly: Season 4
59% Star-Crossed: Season 1
45% The Tomorrow People: Season 1
—— Warehouse 13: Season 5

Discuss Last Night's Shows

38% Believe: Season 1
71% The Bletchley Circle: Season 2
—— Californication: Season 7
83% Call the Midwife: Season 3
61% Crisis: Season 1
—— Devious Maids: Season 2
98% Game of Thrones: Season 4
100% The Good Wife: Season 5
86% Mad Men: Season 7
—— The Mentalist: Season 6
—— Mr. Selfridge: Season 2
—— Nurse Jackie: Season 6
71% Once Upon a Time: Season 3
50% Salem: Season 1
96% Silicon Valley: Season 1
48% Turn: Season 1
100% Veep: Season 3

Escape to Athena

Escape to Athena (1979)

tomatometer

No Reviews Yet...
No Reviews Yet...

audience

16

want to see
User Ratings: 1,418

My Rating

Movie Info

The original British version of Escape to Athena ran 125 minutes; American prints were judiciously cut to 101 minutes, emphasizing the action content and neutralizing the duller dialogue sequences. Roger Moore stars as Major Otto Hecht, an anti-Nazi German who presides over a World War II POW camp. The prisoners, played by such diverse types as Elliott Gould, David Niven, and Sonny Bono, plan an escape with a group of Greek partisans (headed by Telly Savalas). It's not that the POWs are

Watch It Now

Cast

ADVERTISEMENT

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (0) | Rotten (0) | DVD (1)

There are no critic reviews yet for Escape to Athena. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

Audience Reviews for Escape to Athena

Escape to Athena has one of the best ensemble casts ever. Roger Moore, Telly Savalas, David Niven, Claudia Cardinale, Richard Roundtree, Stefanie Powers, Sonny Bono, Elliott Gould, Michael Sheard and a William Holden cameo for good measure. That's James Bond, Kojak, James Bond again, Claudia from 81/2!!!!, Shaft, Jennifer Hart, Cher's dead husband, Trapper John McIntyre (or Father Geller for you kids), Mr. Bronson (and occasional Hitler) and Max Schumacher. It's the ultimate unlikely cast list of all time. A shame then that the film isn't all that good but it certainly isn't without it's charm. It's fair to say that Elliott Gould steals the show effortlessly.
November 19, 2013
SirPant

Super Reviewer

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Escape to Athena on our Movie forum!

What's Hot On RT

Box Office Wrapup
Box Office Wrapup

Captain America Triumphs Again

WonderCon
WonderCon

175 cosplay pictures

Highlights
Highlights

Picture gallery of stoners in film

<em>If I Stay</em>
If I Stay

Chloe Moretz goes out-of-body

Summer Movies
Summer Movies

10 most anticipated blockbusters

Find us on:                 
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile