The Great Escape Reviews

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June 9, 2013
a slow burn which allows you to watch wildly different characters work together and form a team in spite of their differences
May 23, 2013
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.
May 22, 2013
John Sturges largely evades the action and horror of war, and instead focuses on an immense creative process.
May 7, 2013
This nearly three-hour beast is exhausting to sit through, but an experience every self- respecting male movie-lover must go through before he can call himself a man.
April 13, 2011
Boasting an all-star cast, headed by a terrific Steve McQueen, Great Escape is one of the greatest, most enjoyable WWII adventures Hollywood has made.
March 16, 2011
A consummate work of nuts 'n bolts filmmaking devoted to the single end of creating something that is compulsively, endlessly watchable and re-watchable.
December 28, 2010
An exceptional story about teamwork.
February 24, 2008
The title also suits the film's ultimate aim to be a great escape film.
March 16, 2007
One of the greatest 'popcorn' movies ever
March 1, 2007
Expertly directed and written with an infectious undercurrent of wry humor.
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