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Kelly's Heroes -- They were goldbricks until they found out about the gold bricks - a fortune in Nazi! Action-filled and tongue-in-cheek tale of GIs who decide to get something extra out of the war.

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Writer:
Troy Kennedy-Martin (written by)
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Release Date:
23 June 1970 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Never have so few taken so many for so much. See more »
Plot:
A group of U.S. soldiers sneaks across enemy lines to get their hands on a secret stash of Nazi treasure. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Classic and Great See more (179 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Clint Eastwood ... Kelly

Telly Savalas ... Big Joe

Don Rickles ... Crapgame

Carroll O'Connor ... General Colt

Donald Sutherland ... Oddball

Gavin MacLeod ... Moriarty
Hal Buckley ... Maitland

Stuart Margolin ... Little Joe
Jeff Morris ... Cowboy
Richard Davalos ... Gutowski

Perry Lopez ... Petuko
Tom Troupe ... Job

Harry Dean Stanton ... Willard (as Dean Stanton)
Dick Balduzzi ... Fisher
Gene Collins ... Babra

Len Lesser ... Bellamy

David Hurst ... Colonel Dankhopf
Fred Pearlman ... Mitchell
Michael Clark ... Grace
George Fargo ... Penn
Dee Pollock ... Jonesey

George Savalas ... Mulligan
John G. Heller ... German Lieutenant (as John Heller)
Shepherd Sanders ... Turk
Karl-Otto Alberty ... German Tank Commander (as Karl Otto Alberty)

Ross Elliott ... Booker
Phil Adams ... Third Tank Commander
Hugo De Vernier ... French Mayor
Frank J. Garlotta ... Tanker
Harry Goines ... Supply Sergeant
David Gross ... German Captain
Sandy McPeak ... Second Tank Commander (as Sandy Kevin)
James McHale ... Guest
Robert MacNamara ... Roach (as Robert McNamara)
Read Morgan ... U.S. Lieutenant
Tom Signorelli ... Bonsor
Donald Waugh ... Roamer
Vincent Maracecchi ... Old Man in Town
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Paul Picerni ... M.P. Sergeant (scenes deleted)
Zvonko Jovcic ... German M.P. (uncredited)

John Landis ... Sister Rosa Stigmata (uncredited)

Joe Mantell ... General's Aid (uncredited)
Lee Miller ... Soldier #1 (uncredited)

Yves Montand ... German Sturmbannführer (uncredited)
Tony Wheeler ... Gen. Colt's Driver (uncredited)
Jerry Whittington ... US Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by
Brian G. Hutton 
 
Writing credits
Troy Kennedy-Martin (written by) (as Troy Kennedy Martin)

Produced by
Sidney Beckerman .... producer
Gabriel Katzka .... producer
Irving L. Leonard .... associate producer
Harold Loeb .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Lalo Schifrin 
 
Cinematography by
Gabriel Figueroa (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
John Jympson 
 
Production Design by
John Barry  (as Jonathan Barry)
Aleksandar Milovic (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Veljko Despotovic (uncredited)
Vladislav Lasic (uncredited)
Miodrag Miric (uncredited)
Milan Todorovic (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Mike Ford  (as Mike Ford)
 
Makeup Department
Trevor Crole-Rees .... makeup artist
Stanislava Zaric .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Terry Lens .... production manager
Basil Somner .... in charge of production
Milenko Stankovic .... production manager: Yugoslavia
Michael Profit .... location unit manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John C. Chulay .... assistant director
Andrew Marton .... second unit director
Stevan Petrovic .... assistant director: Yugoslavia (as Stevo Petrovic)
Raymond Becket .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Jak King .... third assistant director (uncredited)
John Landis .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Tom Jung .... poster designer (uncredited)
Mickey Lennon .... property master (uncredited)
Simon Wakefield .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jonathan Bates .... sound editor
Cyril Swern .... sound
Harry W. Tetrick .... sound
Vladimir Stankovic .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Karl Baumgartner .... special effects (as Karli Baumgartner)
 
Stunts
Alf Joint .... stunt coordinator
Phil Adams .... stunts (uncredited)
George Lane Cooper .... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Dunne .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Eddon .... stunts (uncredited)
Alf Joint .... stunts (uncredited)
George Leech .... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Lester .... stunts (uncredited)
Jimmy Lodge .... stunts (uncredited)
Boyd 'Red' Morgan .... stunts (uncredited)
Slavoljub Plavsic-Zvonce .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Powell .... stunts (uncredited)
Dragomir Stanojevic .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Denis Fraser .... camera coordinator (as Dennis Fraser)
H.A.R. Thomson .... second unit cameraman
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Maria Feo .... wardrobe (as Anna Maria Fea)
 
Editorial Department
Alan Strachan .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Harry Bluestone .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Ray Brown .... musician: bass (uncredited)
Dennis Budimir .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Larry Bunker .... musician: drums (uncredited)
George 'Red' Callender .... musician: bass (uncredited)
Conte Candoli .... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Frank Capp .... musician: drums (uncredited)
Buddy Collette .... musician: flute (uncredited)
George Fields .... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
Carl Fortina .... musician: accordion soloist (uncredited)
Richard Hazard .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Milt Holland .... musician: drums (uncredited)
Plas Johnson .... musician: flute (uncredited)
Artie Kane .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski .... musician: viola (uncredited)
Shelly Manne .... musician: drums (uncredited)
Tommy Morgan .... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
Larry Muhoberac .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Richard Nash .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Joe Porcaro .... musician: drums (uncredited)
Emil Richards .... musician: drums (uncredited)
Howard A. Roberts .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Lalo Schifrin .... conductor (uncredited)
Tom Scott .... musician: flute (uncredited)
Bud Shank .... musician: flute (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Alexander Gerry .... technical adviser (as Major Alexander A. C. Gerry)
Gladys Goldsmith .... continuity
George Davis .... production accountant (uncredited)
Dusan Dimitrijevic .... assistant chef: second unit (uncredited)
Lorraine Fennell .... production coordinator (uncredited)
John Landis .... production assistant (uncredited)
John Larroquette .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Additional Details

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Runtime:
144 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints) | Stereo (35 mm prints)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG (alternate rating) | Australia:M (original rating) | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:14 (1970) | New Zealand:PG | Norway:15 | Norway:16 (1970) | Peru:PT | Portugal:M/12 | Spain:13 | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1986) (1994) | USA:GP (MPAA rating: certificate #22124) (original rating) | West Germany:16 (nf)

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Trivia:
The German Tiger tank commander (played by Karl-Otto Alberty) appears to be a parody - both in appearance and manner of speaking - of Marlon Brando's portrayal of German Lt. Christian Diestl in The Young Lions (1958).See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Several of the people in the town square are waving small German flags.See more »
Quotes:
[Oddball sees that the bridge he wants to cross is intact and is pleased with himself]
Oddball:It's still up!
[a plane flies over the bridge and bombs it... direct hit]
Oddball:No it ain't.
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Soundtrack:
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50 out of 63 people found the following review useful.
Classic and Great, 13 July 2004
Author: bdenny29 from Arizona USA

This movie is simply great. The guy who wrote the other review is flat wrong. He contests that anyone no from the era won't like it. I was born in 1982, and it's in my top 5. It has one of the best casts around, with Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Donald Sutherland, and Carroll O' Connor. It has action and humor, what more could you want. It is a great film, hands down. Do yourself a favor and view its splendor. The Mike Curb song is great and catchy, the editing is on par with any other movie, and the plot, although improbable, is entertaining. All told, it gets a 9.5/10.

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