The Night of the Generals


The Night of the Generals

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In this brooding WW II-era mystery, a Nazi agent must prove that one of three high-ranking generals is guilty of killing a Polish prostitute. The tale is based on a novel by Hans-Helmut Kirst.

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Omar Sharif
as Major Grau
Peter O'Toole
as General Tanz
Donald Pleasence
as Gen. Kahlenberge
Tom Courtenay
as Hartmann
Philippe Noiret
as Inspector Morand
Coral Browne
as Eleanore von Seidlitz-Gabler
John Gregson
as Col. Sandauer
Christopher Plummer
as Field Marshal Rommel
Yves Brainville
as Liesowski
Raymond Gerome
as Colonel in war room
Pierre Mondy
as Kopatski
Elenore Hirt
as Melanie
Jenny Orléans
as Otto's Wife
Gerard Buhr
as Von Stauffenberg
Gordon Jackson
as Capt. Engel
Harry Andrews
as Gov. Stupnagel
Mac Ronay
as Tanz's Driver
Patrick Allen
as Col. Mannheim
Charles Gray
as Gen. von Seydlitz-Gabler
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Audience Reviews for The Night of the Generals

  • May 14, 2010
    Well acted but overlong drama.
    jay n Super Reviewer
  • Feb 01, 2009
    Just superb, with Peter O'Toole (a redundant name if ever there was one, but I digress) playing a deliciously convincing psychopathic creep. Not a bad adaptation of the book by the same name by one of my favorite WWII novelists, Hans Hellmut Kirst.
    Pamela D Super Reviewer

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