Ice Cold in Alex ( Desert Attack ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 3759

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 12

Theatrical Release Date: 03/22/1961

Language: English

Genre: Adventure, War

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: J. Lee Thompson

Actors: John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Anthony Quayle, Harry Andrews, Diane Clare, Richard Leech

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3/4

goodfellamike - wrote on 10/30/2008

This expansive dramatic thriller could've been trimmed, but director J. Lee Thompson presents his story with rugged determination and the characters are compelling. FInal Grade: B

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2.5/4

"Ice Cold In Alex" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 09/08/2015

Two British soldiers, two stranded nurses and a South African officer attempt to reach the Allied lines and safety when they are cut off from their convoy in the African desert. Typical of the kind of stiff upper-lipped war film of the time, Ice Cold In Alex marks itself out from the crowd by being rather more understanding of the ordinary German soldier and tells a tale of co-operation and mutual respect in the face of adversity. The format is very much a hybrid of a war film and a road movie as we follow the ambulance on its journey making it feel a little episodic, and so many of their problems are motor repair orientated that it does tend to feel like a Top Gear challenge at times. What makes the film however is the strong cast of British stalwarts and some well directed and tense …

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