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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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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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Roger Bushell
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Dr. Thost
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Dr. Absalon
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Wings Day
Manfred Andrae ...
Col. Von Lindeiner
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Pieber
Karl Knaup ...
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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Drama | Action | Adventure | War

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6 November 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A nagy szökés 2.  »

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1.33 : 1
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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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Why can't someone make a proper true-to-live version
8 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

After one large movie and this made-for-TV version, why can't someone stop messing around with the true story of the "Great Escape" and present it as it actually happened. The ending also fails to make clear that there were 2 UK-mounted war crimes trials of the murderers of the 50 escapees. Also Burchardt in real life was sentenced to death by hanging at the 2nd trial, but was reprieved. There are loads of other changes from the real events, but then Hollywood and the film industry has rarely cared about accuracy.


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