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Kelly's Heroes (1970)

GP  -  Action | Adventure | Comedy  -  23 June 1970 (USA)
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A group of U.S. soldiers sneaks across enemy lines to get their hands on a secret stash of Nazi treasure.

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Storyline

During World War II a German Colonel is captured by the Americans but before he can be interrogated an artillery barrage hits the camp. However, Ex-Lieutenant Kelly manages to reach the Colonel, get him drunk and learn that he is on a secret mission to ship $16,000,000 of gold to a base in France. Kelly is determined to get the gold and plans for himself and a few of his fellow soldiers to slip into enemy territory and steal the bullion. Written by Dave Jenkins <david.jenkins@smallworld.co.uk>

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gold | colonel | gold bar | hippie | lieutenant | See more »

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They set out to rob a bank... and damn near won a war instead! See more »


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Release Date:

23 June 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kelly's Warriors  »

Box Office

Gross:

SEK 13,570,000 (Sweden)
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(70 mm prints)| (35 mm prints)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The blue "crosshair" shoulder patch indicates Kelly and his men are from the 35th Infantry Division. It's a National Guard Division, comprised of Guardsmen from Missouri, Nebraska, and Kansas. See more »

Goofs

One of the German soldiers that disembarks from the truck during the minefield sequence appeared earlier as one of the soldiers atop the train during the train station sequence. See more »

Quotes

Crapgame: What is this? Huh? What is this, a ballgame? Who are these guys?
Oddball: Their my friends, Crapgame.
Crapgame: And who is that bunch of refugees over there?
Oddball: The band.
Crapgame: The band? What do we need a band for?
Oddball: Have a little faith, Crapgame. They're beautiful people.
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Angels' Revenge (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

The Battle Hymn of the Republic
(uncredited)
Lyrics by Julia Ward Howe and music by William Steffe
Heard when the Sherman tanks catch up to the platoon
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I think this is one of the best movies ever made.
22 November 2001 | by (Singer Island, Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie has top notch entertainment with virtually no cursing and excess violence (a nice alternative to today's production standards).

Clint Eastwood and Donald Southerland are at their best, the story line and writing are excellent!

I watch this movie often - if perchance you have never seen this movie, rent it today. Enjoy!


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