The Great Escape Trailer & Clips


The Great Escape full movie is released on Jul 04, 1963. Watch The Great Escape online - the English Adventure movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $228,178. The Great Escape is directed by John Sturges and created by Paul Brickhill with Steve McQueen and James Garner. The Great Escape is available online on HBO Max and HBO Max Amazon Channel.

Based on a true story, a group of allied escape artist-type prisoners-of-war are all put in an "escape proof" camp. Their leader decides to try to take out several hundred all at once. The first half of the movie is played for comedy, as the prisoners mostly outwit their jailers to dig the escape tunnel. The second half is high adventure as they use planes, trains, and boats to get out of occupied Europe.

As know as:

I megali apodrasi, 第三集中營, ذا غريت سكيب, Голямото измъкване, Veliki bijeg

Release Date:

Jul 04, 1963

Release Date (Streaming):

Jan 04, 2003


United States


English, German, French, Russian, Spanish

Stream Service:

Criterion Collection, United Artists, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc.

Production Companies:

The Mirisch Company, Alpha

Gross worldwide:



put a fence in front of these men...and they'll climb it..., What went into these few seconds ... The Hell...the heroism...the high adventure ... Make for the screen's great entertainment!, From a barbed-wire camp- to a barbed-wire country!, A Glorious Saga Of The R.A.F., the great adventure! the great entertainment!, From a barbed-wire camp to a barbed-wire country, they made... [The Great Escape], Hours ago... Minutes ago.... These men were behind barbed wire.


Jamie Ludwig
Chicago Reader
For all its missteps, when it comes to escapism, intrigue, and indulgence, you could do a whole lot worse than The Great Escape. Just watch it with an open eye.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 21, 2019
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
This is a Boys' Own Tale, and, as boys, we wanted it, cleansed of horrors, for ourselves.
by rottentomatoes, Apr 23, 2014
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
An exceptional story about teamwork.
by rottentomatoes, Dec 28, 2010

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