The Longest Day Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 698

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 102

Theatrical Release Date: 10/04/1962

Language: English

Genre: Action, Drama

MPAA Rating: G

Director: Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton

Actors: Eddie Albert, Paul Anka, Arletty, Red Buttons, Sean Connery, Richard Burton

Plot: The allied invasion of Normandy during WW II is covered on an epic scale, told with an all star cast, and brilliantly recreated historic events. -- MaceeRae

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Rating of
2.5/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 10/28/2012

Classic Hollywood war stalwart peppered with big names and an interestingly factual take on the D-Day landings. Perhaps a little overly ambitious as it's sprawling 3 hour length can seem like an eternity in places, but a solid war film nonetheless.

Rating of
3/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 08/17/2011

Just as good as Saving Private Ryan

Rating of
3/4

gideon43 - wrote on 06/03/2010

My abiding memory of The Longest Day will forever be Red Buttons as paratrooper Pvt John Steele hanging from a church steeple helpless and terrified as his colleagues are shot down around him. This is predominately the reason for this movies considerable success, the blending of personal individual stories and mammoth battle scenes featuring (literally) a cast of thousands. A labor of love for producer Darryl F. Zanuck who rolled the red carpet out for an astonishing cast of international stars of which John Wayne is the standout. Impressive, epic and richly detailed, the Longest day remains a stunningly observed acheivement.

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