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The Great Escape Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The title also suits the film's ultimate aim to be a great escape film.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

February 24, 2008
John Esther
Pasadena Weekly

| Original Score: 2/5

August 21, 2003
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
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It's a strictly mechanical adventure with make-believe men.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 9, 2005
Andrew Lowry
Total Film

Even if you feel you know every scene backwards, there are still manifold pleasures here beyond nostalgia.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

April 23, 2014
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Were it to be remade today, the Nazis would be more evil, the heroes less interesting and the movie a great deal louder.

Full Review | Original Score: B

January 17, 2005
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

An exceptional story about teamwork.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 5/5

December 28, 2010
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com

| Original Score: 3/5

September 21, 2005
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

It's all right there in the title: it's an escape and it's great!

| Original Score: 5/5

July 26, 2002
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

How can you hear that theme song and not want to watch it all over again?

| Original Score: 4/5

January 16, 2003
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A consummate work of nuts 'n bolts filmmaking devoted to the single end of creating something that is compulsively, endlessly watchable and re-watchable.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 9/10

March 16, 2011
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 5/5

October 1, 2005
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

With its luxurious three hours, the film deliberately details all the ins and outs, the successes and pitfalls of the plan.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

May 24, 2004
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

While it's a definite classic in the Steve McQueen gallery, it's also a masterpiece of the action genre...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

August 22, 2013
Variety Staff
Variety
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Producer-director John Sturges has fashioned a motion picture that entertains, captivates, thrills and stirs.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Eric Melin
Scene-Stealers.com

Each group of characters get their own riveting planning sequences, all skillfully told. This is one "heist" film where knowing the details of how the escape is supposed to go down before it happens only strengthens the suspense further.

Full Review Source: Scene-Stealers.com | Original Score: 3/4

May 23, 2013
Derek Adams
Time Out
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Worth seeing the last half hour, if nothing else, for one of the best stunt sequences in years: McQueen's motor-cycle bid for freedom.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 4/5

July 26, 2002
Erik Childress
eFilmCritic.com

One of the great adventure films of all time

| Original Score: 5/5

August 22, 2002
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...when the term blockbuster too often suggests digital special effects or a place to rent movies, The Great Escape reminds us of the true meaning of the word.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 9/10

May 9, 2004
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

| Original Score: 4/5

November 19, 2004
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