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THE GREAT ESCAPE

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THE GREAT ESCAPE

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 171m 58s

Release date 24/03/2019

BBFCInsight mild violence, language, injury detail

Genre(s) Drama, War

Director(s) John Sturges

Cast includes Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn, Hannes Messemer, David McCallum, Gordon Jackson, John Leyton, Angus Lennie, Nigel Stock, Robert Graf, Jud Taylor

Summary THE GREAT ESCAPE is a 1963 US drama, set during World War II, in which a group of Allied soldiers attempt to escape from a German POW camp.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 14/03/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE GREAT ESCAPE is a 1963 US drama, set during World War II, in which a group of Allied soldiers attempt to escape from a German POW camp.

Violence

Several people are shot, all without visible blood or injury detail. One of the shootings leaves a dead man hanging limply from barbed wire. A group of prisoners is massacred, but the actual killings occur off screen.

Language

There is occasional use of mild bad language including 'bloody'.

Injury detail

We see a large smudge of blood on a man's face after a plane crash. Another man is shown with small bloody cuts on his face and arms.

There are occasional scenes of mild suspense featuring people in danger.

Several characters are shown smoking.

Details

Title
THE GREAT ESCAPE
Year
2019
Distributor(s)
Park Circus Limited
Classified date(s)
01/02/2019
Main language
English
Submitted run time
171m 58s
Approved footage
15477+0
BBFC reference
BFF038662
Registration number
CFJ46789

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