A Bridge Too Far (1977)

A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Tagline: Out of the sky comes the screen’s most incredible spectacle of men and war!
Category: Action, Drama, War
Director: Richard Attenborough
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, James Caan, Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Edward Fox, Elliott Gould, Gene Hackman, Anthony Hopkins, Hardy Krüger, Laurence Olivier, Ryan O’Neal, Robert Redford, Maximilian Schell, Liv Ullmann, Denholm Elliott

plot summary

This WWII film follows the perspectives of American, Polish and British soldiers attempting to capture key bridges behind German lines in a complicated parachute and armoured assault.

cast list

Dirk Bogarde Lieutenant General Browning
James Caan Staff Sergeant Eddie Dohun
Michael Caine Lieutenant Colonel J.O.E. Vandeleur
Sean Connery Major General Roy Urquhart
Edward Fox Lieutenant General Horrocks
Elliott Gould Colonel Stout
Gene Hackman Major General Stanislaw Sosabowski
Anthony Hopkins Lieutenant Colonel John Frost
Hardy Krüger Major General Ludwig
Laurence Olivier Doctor Jan Spaander
Ryan O’Neal Brigadier General James Gavin
Robert Redford Major Julian Cook
Maximilian Schell Lieutenant General Wilhelm Bittrich
Liv Ullmann Kate Ter Horst
Denholm Elliott R.A.F. Meterologist Officer