Fighting Rats of Tobruk

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

Tomatometer
Not Yet Available

TOMATOMETER

Total Count: N/A

17%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 367
User image

Movie Info

Peter Finch enjoyed one of his first major screen successes with this wartime drama from Australia. Milo Trent (Chips Rafferty) and Bluey Donkin (Grant Taylor) are two Aussie infantrymen who are fighting in North Africa during World War II when they meet Peter Linton (Peter Finch), a slightly pretentious British soldier with a fondness for poetry. The three men form an unlikely friendship struggling to fend off Rommel's Afrika Corps as the Australian army battles to retain control of Tobruk, a strategically important city in Libya. Released as The Fighting Rats of Tobruk, this drama was based on actual incidents. Australian forces successfully held Tobruk against heavy fire from Axis troops for 250 days, and the battle has been cited as a turning point in the war in North Africa. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast

Critic Reviews for Fighting Rats of Tobruk

There are no critic reviews yet for Fighting Rats of Tobruk. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

Audience Reviews for Fighting Rats of Tobruk

Fighting Rats of Tobruk Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features