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The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)

Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.

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Maj. John Dodge
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Capt. David Matthews
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Lt. Mike Corery (as Anthony John Denison)
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Sgt. MacKenzie
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Burchardt
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Dr. Thost
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Dr. Absalon
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Wings Day
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Col. Von Lindeiner
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Pieber
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Max Wielen (as Karl-Heinz Knaup)
Karlheinz Lemken ...
Herr Schmidt
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Al Hake
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Group Capt. Massey

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Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.

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6 November 1988 (USA)  »

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A nagy szökés 2.  »

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Due intermittent post production marketing for this movie several members were attendee's of the most densely packed (UK non-Award), celebrity event 'Save the Rose Theatre' campaigns, public PR day, May 1989. [See also cast & Independence Day (1996) ]. See more »

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Follows The Great Escape (1963) See more »

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Blecch
30 January 2003 | by (Spokane, WA) – See all my reviews

I only saw this silly made-for-TV sequel in it's chopped-down 93-minute video version, and it was quite obvious that there were many things missing. On the plus side, I didn't care.

Where THE GREAT ESCAPE was a somewhat-fictionalized version of a true story, GE2 is a fictional story which only touches reality at odd points (and sometimes the oddest: the part about recognizing some Gestapo officers from a painting in a nightclub is true).

The real story of the investigation of the Stalag Luft III murders would probably have been a lot more interesting, but there might not have been a part in that for Christopher Reeve.


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