A Bridge Too Far details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||James Caan, Anthony Hopkins, Elliott Gould, Edward Fox, Sean Connery, Gene Hackman, Ryan O'Neal, Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Hardy Kruger, Dirk Bogarde|
|Directors:||Sidney Hayers, Richard Attenborough|
A Bridge Too Far
|Run time:||2 hours 48 minutes|
|Rental release:||13 Nov 2000|
|Subtitles:||Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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The Greatest Ever War Movie?By LeoM (19 reviews) from London , 27 Sep 2005
[Highly rated reviewer]One of the best war films ever made and possibly one of the greatest films across any genre. Richard Attenborough's breathtaking epic sits confortably amongst other masterpieces such as The Great Escape and Ice Cold in Alex. Unlike many Hollywood crowd pleasers the film is true to history and represents an accurate account of Operation Market Garden and the cast list reads like a whos who of world cinema. Everything about this film is epic: the tank battles, the war-torn street fighting and the biggest parachute drop ever seen. A Bridge too Far will keep you enthralled throughout and will leave you wishing for 3 more action-packed hours.
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Epic War MovieBy dawnie3000 (3 reviews) , 05 Feb 2012One of the best war films we have ever watched and the cast lists was excellent . Everything about this film is epic: the tank battles, the war-torn street fighting and the biggest parachute drop ever seen. Even the kids sat and watched it for 3 hours.
An epic not bridgedBy itstinks (703 reviews) from North of Reading , 14 Nov 2011Extremely well made film about real events using plenty of military equipment and big explosions.
Given all the separate strands to be tied together Attenborough does a an excellent job in keeping the story in place.
A lot of familiar faces help to remind you each separate strand and all do capable jobs with the possible exception of Ryan O'Neal who does not seem to bring the gravitas to his role that the situation would have caused.
Doesn't quite make epic status but a better fist of it than Monty's original plan.
AIRBORNE !!By a customer , 20 Oct 2011AIRBORNE!!
God bless Field Marshall Montgomery. Only Where Eagles Dare betters this bad boy. And yes I have jumped onto the same DZ as appears in this film. And no, I'm not in the film because I was minus 4 then.
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almost thereBy andyhall1986 (35 reviews) from Stranabrosney , 17 Aug 2011this is acclaimed to be one the best war films of all time, but im not sure. it has the same content as any other far films but the thing is is too long and the middle of the film goes realli slow and kinda boring at times. maybe it because its not the ending that was expected
A bridge too farBy simes (240 reviews) from near Gloucester , 26 Aug 2010This is a very exciting film about how the british captured the arnhem bridge during the second world war or tried to! the episode was a major cock-up, not enough planes or supplies and radio's that did not work.
Still it is an interesting insight into how things can go wrong due to lack of prior research or planning. The story made me laugh in parts it is so british, posh oxford and cambridge accents!! anyway a good watch.