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The Longest Day is a vivid, hour-by-hour recreation of this historic event. Featuring a stellar international cast, and told from the perspectives of both sides, it is a fascinating look at the massive preparations, mistakes, and random events that determined the outcome of one of the biggest battles in history. Winner of two 1962 OscarsÂ(r) (Special Effects and Cinematography), The Longest Day ranks as one of Hollywood's truly great war films.
Nevertheless, The Longest Day remains one of the best war movies ever made.
It tells in very realistic, meticulous detail about the invasion of Normandy from all sides (American, German, French, British, etc., etc..).
Great action scenes, great cinematography the acting is good, location great and well balanced movie.
Darryl F. Zanuck's THE LONGEST DAY may well be the definitive film of D-Day June 6, 1944. THE LONGEST DAY is probably one of the most ambitious WWII films ever produced. Read morePublished 5 days ago by gobirds2
This is undoubtedly one of the best WWII films ever made. Wisely the director had Germans speaking German [with translation in subtitle] rather than American actors speaking... Read morePublished 8 days ago by william roland herzel
Hadn't seen this in a long time so I gave it another watch. Couldn't get through an hour this time due to the overacting...particularly from the younger American actors. Read morePublished 11 days ago by D.A.V.E. in the U.S.A.
a classic, if you haven't seen this film, you're really missing out..a must see filmPublished 11 days ago by Mr. Anthony Ohanesian
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|Shouldn't Actual D-Day Veteran Richard Todd Have Had a Bigger Role?||
I understand what you're trying to say here, but here's the thing about The Longest Day (both the book and its film version): the story of Pegasus Bridge (which is the bit where Richard Todd appears as John Howard of the "Ox and Bucks" Para Regiment) is only one part of the D-Day story,... Read More
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|petition to release The Siege of Firebase Gloria to the dvd format||
desperate request its really one o the finest!!!
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