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The Great Escape Reviews

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January 17, 2005
Were it to be remade today, the Nazis would be more evil, the heroes less interesting and the movie a great deal louder.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B
October 15, 2004
One of the truly great epic war films.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
June 3, 2004
The Great Escape succeed as great entertainment but does so at the expense of being one of John Sturges' best films.
June 2, 2004
McQueen's motorcycle ride has long been the stuff of cinematic legend, but the movie is packed with countless memorable episodes of this caliber.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 28, 2004
Good, but not the classic some make it out to be.
| Original Score: 3/5
May 24, 2004
With its luxurious three hours, the film deliberately details all the ins and outs, the successes and pitfalls of the plan.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 9, 2004
...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 | Original Score: 9/10
February 26, 2004
anybody who thinks that Michael Bay is a bullying thug of a filmmaker who likes pushing people's emotions around can come here to see where he got it from
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 10, 2003
One of the all-time great action movies.
February 16, 2003
The Great Escape is one of those rare movies that warrants a recommendation despite being tremendously overlong.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 16, 2003
How can you hear that theme song and not want to watch it all over again?
| Original Score: 4/5
October 4, 2002
A bit lengthy, but still a rewarding adventure
| Original Score: 4/5
August 22, 2002
One of the great adventure films of all time
| Original Score: 5/5
August 21, 2002
A tense, action-packed, and fun movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 26, 2002
It's all right there in the title: it's an escape and it's great!
| Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
It's all based on the true escape plan from Stalag Luft North, and cinema, bank holidays and life in general would be vastly inferior without it.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
... fascinating and tense ...
Read More | Original Score: 84/100
November 5, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
October 1, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
September 21, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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