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The Guns of Navarone (1961)

NR 158 min - Action, Adventure, Drama, War - 27 April 1961
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A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.

Director:  J. Lee Thompson
Stars:  Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Stanley Baker, Anthony Quayle, James Darren, Irene Papas, Gia Scala, James Robertson Justice, Richard Harris, Bryan Forbes, Allan Cuthbertson, Michael Trubshawe, Percy Herbert, George Mikell, Walter Gotell, Tutte Lemkow, Albert Lieven, Norman Wooland, Cleo Scouloudi, Nicholas Papakonstantinou, Christopher Rhodes, Victor Buono, William Hoehne Jr.

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Storyline

A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.



Tagline: The Greatest High Adventure Ever Filmed!

Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, War

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Country:   United Kingdom,   United States of America
Language:  English, German, Greek
Release Date:  27 April 1961

Box Office

Budget:  $6,000,000
Revenue:  $28,900,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Columbia Pictures, Highroad Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 38 min

Academy Award Nominations

DIRECTING — J. Lee Thompson
FILM EDITING — Alan Osbiston
MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) — Dimitri Tiomkin
BEST MOTION PICTURE — Carl Foreman, Producer
SOUND — Shepperton Studio Sound Department, John Cox, Sound Director
SPECIAL EFFECTS — Visual Effects by Bill Warrington; Audible Effects by Vivian C. Greenham  – WON
WRITING (Screenplay–based on material from another medium) — Carl Foreman


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