6.1/10
36
3 user 1 critic

The Second Victory (1987)

PG | | Drama | 4 June 1987 (Australia)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.

Director: Simon Wincer
Stars: Peter Phelps, Nick Waters, John Larking
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

The beautiful and sex-starved Emmannuelle Prevert just cannot inflame her husband's ardour. In frustration she seduces a string of VIPs, including the Prime Minister and the American ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Kenneth Williams, Suzanne Danielle, Kenneth Connor
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

Christopher Columbus believes he can find an alternative route to the far East and persuades the King and Queen of Spain to finance his expedition. But the Sultan of Turkey, who makes a ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Jim Dale, Bernard Cribbins, Maureen Lipman
The Big Job (1965)
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An inept gang of bank robbers, led by George The Brain, are caught and sentenced to 15 years hard labour each. When they are released from prison they start out to collect the money they ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In April 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who know the date and place of the "D" day). ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Sanger
Stars: Ed Harris, Max von Sydow, Horst Buchholz
Hanna's War (1988)
Biography | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

During WW2 Hanna Szenes, a Hungarian Jew living in British Palestine, volunteers to go behind enemy lines to rescue Jews from deportation to death camps.

Director: Menahem Golan
Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Maruschka Detmers, Anthony Andrews
Father (1990)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

On a TV tabloid show, Iya Zetnick exposes Joe Mueller as the Nazi war criminal who killed her family. Mueller is arrested, but prevails in a trial. Zetnick breaks into his house, and kills ... See full summary »

Director: John Power
Stars: Max von Sydow, Carol Drinkwater, Julia Blake
Haunted (1995)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A skeptical professor visits a remote British estate to debunk allegations of psychic phenomena, but soon finds himself haunted by a ghost from his own past.

Director: Lewis Gilbert
Stars: Aidan Quinn, Kate Beckinsale, Anthony Andrews
Death Watch (1980)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Roddy has a camera implanted in his brain. He is then hired by a television Producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine, without her knowledge. His footage will then be run ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Stars: Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton
What a Carry On (1983–1984)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Adventure | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell
Stars: Max von Sydow, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Göran Stangertz
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Anthony Andrews
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Maj. Hanlon
...
Karl Fischer
...
Dr. Sepp Kunzli
...
Traudi Holzinger
Birgit Doll ...
Anna Kunzli
...
Dr. Huber
...
Capt. Johnson
...
Father Albertus
...
Rudy Winkler
Wolfgang Reichmann ...
Max Holzinger
Jacques Breuer ...
Johann Wikivill
Immy Schell ...
Liesl Holzinger
Jonathan Cecil ...
Capt. Lowell
...
Lotte Wikivill
...
Greta Mayer
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

4 June 1987 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Der zweite Sieg  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Never given a cinema release in the UK. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

My brief review of the film
10 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

Notable for being the penultimate film of Gerald Thomas, the director of the Carry On comedy series, the film has little else to make it an interesting watch. There are some strong moments and a mysterious atmosphere is established well amid the bleakness of ice and snow, however the plot is a bit muddled and hard to follow, plus the addition of a typical love subplot just distracts from the meat of what plot can be deciphered. The acting is hammy, especially from Birgit Doll, and other than some superb locations and a few things that the film has to say about occupying powers in foreign nations, there simply is just nothing much to the film. In spite of all, it is still fairly watchable stuff… just not very good stuff.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page