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Patton (1970)

PG 172 min - Drama, History, War - 25 January 1970
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"Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination.

Stars:  George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong, Carey Loftin, Albert Dumortier, Frank Latimore, Morgan Paull, Karl Michael Vogler, Bill Hickman, Pat Zurica, James Edwards, Lawrence Dobkin, David Bauer, John Barrie, Richard Münch, Siegfried Rauch, Michael Bates, Paul Stevens, Gerald Flood, Jack Gwillim, Edward Binns, Peter Barkworth, Lionel Murton, David Healy, Sandy McPeak, Douglas Wilmer, John Doucette, Tim Considine, Abraxas Aaran, Clint Ritchie, Alan MacNaughton, Florencio Amarilla, Brandon Brady, Charles Dennis, Paul Frees, Dolores Judson, Hellmut Lange, Bruce Rhodewalt, Lowell Thomas, Harry Towb, Billy Kearns

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"Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination.



Tagline: The Rebel Warrior

Genres: Drama, History, War

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  25 January 1970

Box Office

Budget:  $12,000,000
Revenue:  $89,800,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 52 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR — George C. Scott {“General George S. Patton, Jr.”} – WON [NOTE: Mr. Scott refused the award.]
ART DIRECTION — Art Direction: Urie McCleary, Gil Parrondo; Set Decoration: Antonio Mateos, Pierre-Louis Thevenet – WON
CINEMATOGRAPHY — Fred Koenekamp
DIRECTING — Franklin J. Schaffner – WON
FILM EDITING — Hugh S. Fowler – WON
MUSIC (Original Score) — Jerry Goldsmith
BEST PICTURE — Frank McCarthy, Producer – WON
SOUND — Douglas Williams, Don Bassman – WON
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS — Alex Weldon
WRITING (Story and Screenplay–based on factual material or material not previously published or produced) — Francis Ford Coppola, Edmund H. North – WON


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