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Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.

Director: Richard Attenborough
Writer: Cornelius Ryan (book), William Goldman (screenplay)
Production: United Artists
Genre: drama, history, war
Year: 1977
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.4
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 15 Jun 1977
Awards: Won 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations.

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Cast

Underground Leader - Siem Vroom
Underground Leader's Wife (as Marlies Van Alcmaer) - Marlies van Alcmaer
Underground Leader's Son (as Eric Van't Wout) - Erik van 't Wout
Field Marshal Gerd Von Rundstedt - Wolfgang Preiss
Gen. Blumentritt - Hans von Borsody
Cafe Waitress - Josephine Peeper
Lt .Gen. Browning - Dirk Bogarde
Maj. Gen. Maxwell Taylor - Paul Maxwell
Maj. Gen. Urquhart - Sean Connery
Brig. Gen. Gavin - Ryan O'Neal
Maj. Gen. Sosabowski - Gene Hackman
Field Marshal Model - Walter Kohut
Capt. 'Harry' Bestebreurtje - Peter Faber
German Sentry - Hartmut Becker
Maj. Fuller - Frank Grimes
R.A.F. Briefing Officer - Jeremy Kemp
Lt. Col. Mackenzie - Donald Pickering
Brig Lathbury - Donald Douglas
Lt. Cole - Peter Settelen
Maj. Steele - Stephen Moore
Lt. Gen. Horrocks - Edward Fox
Lt. Col. J.O.E. Vandeleur - Michael Caine
Lt. Col. Giles Vandeleur - Michael Byrne
Lieutenant Colonel Frost - Anthony Hopkins
Pvt. Wicks - Paul Copley
Capt. Glass - Nicholas Campbell
SSgt. Dohun - James Caan
Col. Sims - Gerald Sim
U.S. Private - Harry Ditson
Organist - Erik Chitty
Corporal Hancock - Colin Farrell
Major Carlyle - Christopher Good
Private Morgan - Norman Gregory
Corporal Davies - Alun Armstrong
Private Dodds - Anthony Milner
Private Clark - Barry McCarthy
Sergeant Matthias (as Lex Van Delden) - Lex van Delden
Lieutenant General Bittrich - Maximilian Schell
Field Marshal Model's Aide - Michael Wolf
Major General Ludwig - Hardy Krüger
Irish Guards Lieutenant - Sean Mathias
German Private - Tim Beekman
British Padre - Edward Seckerson
Kate Ter Horst - Liv Ullmann
Jan Ter Horst (as Tom Van Beek) - Tom van Beek
Dutch Villager - Bertus Botterman
Dutch Villager - Henny Alma
Colonel Stout - Elliott Gould
U.S. Radio Operator - Ray Jewers
British Wireless Operator - Geoffrey Hinsliff
Lieutenant Cornish - Keith Drinkel
Old Dutch Lady - Mary Smithuysen
Hans. Her Son - Hans Croiset
Captain Grabner - Fred Williams
German Lieutenant - John Peel
Sergeant Clegg - John Judd
Trooper Binns - Ben Cross
British Medical Officer - Hilary Minster
Private Andrews - David English
Sergeant Towns - Ben Howard
Captain Cleminson - Michael Graham Cox
Elderly Dutch Couple - Johan te Slaa
Elderly Dutch Couple - Georgette Reyevski
Young Dutch Couple - Pieter Groenier
Young Dutch Couple - Adrienne Kleiweg
R.A.F. Met. Officer - Denholm Elliott
U.S. Sergeant - Peter Gordon
U.S. Medical Colonel - Arthur Hill
Lieutenant Rafferty - Garrick Hagon
U.S. Engineer - Brian Gwaspari
Grenadier Guards Lieutenant - Stephen Rayment
British Corporal (as Tim Morand) - Timothy Morand
Private Gibbs - James Wardroper
Colonel Barker - Neil Kennedy
Private 'Ginger' Marsh - John Salthouse
Glider Pilot - Jonathan Hackett
Regimental Sergeant Major - Stanley Lebor
Private Vincent - Jack Galloway
Private Long - Milton Cadman
'Taffy' Brace - David Auker
Doctor Spaander - Laurence Olivier
Colonel Weaver - Richard Kane
Private Stephenson - Toby Salaman
British Staff Colonel - Michael Bangerter
Grenadier Guards Colonel - Philip Raymond
Boat Truck Driver - Myles Reithermann
Major Cook - Robert Redford
U.S. Captain - Anthony Pullen Shaw
U.S. Padre - John Morton
U.S. Lieutenant - John Ratzenberger
German Lieutenant - Patrick Ryecart
Captain Krafft - Dick Rienstra
Sergeant Whitney - Ian Liston
Private Gordon - Paul Rattee
Sergeant Tomblin - Mark Sheridan
Sergeant Macdonald - George Innes
Grenadier Guards Major - John Stride
British Medical Orderly - Niall Padden
British Medical Orderly - Michael Graves
Private Simmonds - Simon Chandler
Private Archer - Edward Kalinski
Corporal Robbins - Shaun Curry
Sergeant Treadwell - Sebastian Abineri
Corporal Merrick - Chris Williams
Flute Player - Andrew Branch
British Staff Major - Anthony Garner
Dutch Priest - Feliks Arons
Soldier - Stuart Blake
Soldier (as Ray Boyd) - Roy Boyd
Soldier - Jon Croft
Soldier - Patrick Dickson
Soldier - Adrian Gibbs
Soldier - Jason Gregory
Soldier - Brian Haughton
Soldier - Anthony Howden
Col. Frost's Aide - Frank Jarvis
Soldier - David Killick
Soldier - Dan Long
Soldier - Gerald Martin
Soldier - Tony McHale
Soldier - Jack McKenzie
Soldier - Francis Mughan
Soldier (as Richard Ommaney) - Richard Ommanney
Soldier - Peter Quince
Soldier - Robin Scobey
Soldier - James Snell
Soldier - Michael Stock
Soldier - David Stockton
Soldier - Jason White
Soldier - Mark York
Lunatic Wearing Glasses - Richard Attenborough
Self - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) - Omar N. Bradley
British Paratrooper - John Careless
Self (archive footage) - Winston Churchill
Self - In Car with Churchill (archive footage) - Charles de Gaulle
Self - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Soldier - Gerard Franken
Self - Salutes Parade (archive footage) - Adolf Hitler
Self - Beside Hitler (archive footage) (unconfirmed) - Alfred Jodl
Self - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) - Trafford Leigh-Mallory
Self - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) - Bernard L. Montgomery
Self - Shakes Hands (archive footage) - George S. Patton
Self - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) - Bertram Ramsay
German Officer - Anthony Robb
Self - Below Hitler (archive footage) - Erwin Rommel
Self (archive footage) - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Self - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) - Walter Bedell Smith
Self - Plans for D-Day (archive footage) - Arthur Tedder
Soldier - Robert Wisepart