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The Bridge at Remagen (1969)

As the Allied armies close in, the Germans decide to blow up the last Rhine bridge, trapping their own men on the wrong side. But will it happen?

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Sgt. Angelo
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Major Barnes
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Brig. Gen. Shinner (as E. G. Marshall)
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Gen. Von Brock (as Peter Van Eyck)
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Capt. Carl Schmidt
Heinz Reincke ...
Holzgang
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Capt. Otto Baumann
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Greta Holzgang
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Lt. Zimring (as Vit Olmer)
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Corp. Grebs
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Pvt. Bissell
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Corp. Jellicoe
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In the last days of World War II, the Allied Army desperatly searched for a bridgehead across the impenetrable Rhein River, in order to launch a major assault into the center of Germany. "Bridge at Remagen" tells the true story of the battle for this last bridgehead, from both the German and American perspective. Written by Anthony Hughes <husnock31@hotmail.com>

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The Germans forgot one little bridge. Sixty-one days later they lost the war See more »

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Action | Drama | War

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23 October 1969 (Sweden)  »

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Die Brücke von Remagen  »

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Trivia

The producers were granted the right to blow up large parts of the town of Most, but they decided not to blow up the local Communist party headquarters building; Soviet forces were already preparing to invade Czechoslovakia at the time and the producers didn't want to offend the soon-to-be-arriving Russians. See more »

Goofs

Not only do the junior SS officers in the film wear the incorrect pre-war black uniforms, but most also display the Honor Chevron of the Old Guard on their right sleeve. This was not an insignia of rank, as often assumed, but signified that the wearer had been a party member and/or SS member prior to Hitler taking power in 1933. A young junior SS officer in 1945 could not have been a party member long enough to have merited this distinction. See more »

Quotes

Major Paul Kreuger: I understand the Russians are at the Elbe.
Gen. von Brock: Yes.
Major Paul Kreuger: And here?
Gen. von Brock: Worse. Utter confusion. Every day I get orders to attack with divisions that no longer exist. Hitler still thinks he's winning the war.
Major Paul Kreuger: The Army helped bring Hitler into power. Are you saying we made a mistake?
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Connections

Featured in An Officer and a Movie: Bridge at Remagen (2011) See more »

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Classic War Movie!
10 January 2006 | by (utrecht) – See all my reviews

Very under rated war epic. Why this movie isn't just as big as the other big war movies of the 60's(the guns of Navarro /bridge to far) is probably because it was to realistic for the times! acting is good only problem is that the Germans speak a little bit to good English but the action is topnotch especially the big tank battle scene in the middle of the movie, is one of the best war scenes i've ever seen till this day!!!The Bridge scene is also very impressive with tanks that destroy huge apartment blocks! this was a big budget movie at the time you can tell you can't count the extra's walking around and the destruction is as realistic as I've ever seen !!TRULY A MUST SEE FOR WAR MOVIE LOVERS!!!


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