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The Guns of Navarone (1961)
The Bridge on the River Kwai 2: The Guns in the mountain high
No, its not a sequel but it could have been. Like most "sequels", its not better than the original (The Bridge on the River Kwai 10/10), but The Guns of Navarone is fortunately one of those decent ones. Gregory Peck has the lead inn one of the best high suspense films that has survived these 40 years or so, but along side of him is the great David Niven and I'm happy to say that Anthony Quinn also joins them, they are part of a platoon whose mission is too blow up two of some legendary canons on the island Navarone during the world war 2.
Might be spoilers (but not big):
The Goods: Anthony Quinn has promised too kill Peck's character after WW2, but before that he has to be his loyal friend and sacrifice his life for Peck, I guess you've seen something like that before (In James Bond or something), but that was interesting.
Guy will like it better than girls, but I'm a guy so maybe I'm wrong.
The flaws (the not so good): is maybe the length, well I'm not a big fan of length, but as you can see by my rating, it didn't bother me too much. The fact that is old, is something you pretty much always can pick on, but that didn't bother me too much either. But the reason why I gave it 8 and not 9 or 10 is mainly because I don't want this film too make it higher than The Bridge on the River Kwai.
All in all, give this movie a chance, its a classic.