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FULL SYNOPSIS

John Huston directed this exciting World War II action film, which culminates in a rousing soccer game. In a German prisoner of war camp, Major Karl von Steiner (Max Von Sydow), the camp commander, once a member of the German national soccer team, decides to put together a soccer match between a team of Allied prisoners, led by Captain John Colby (Michael Caine), a former English international soccer player. The game is to be played in Colombes Stadium in Paris and exploited for maximum propaganda effect by the Nazi publicity machine. Robert Hatch (Sylvester Stallone) is enlisted to assist the Allied prisoners to train for the event. But, in fact, the Allies are planning a risky escape during the soccer match. Famed Brazilian soccer great Pele makes an appearance in the film, along with Bobby Moore, the captain of Britain's 1966 World Cup champions, and Argentine soccer star Osvaldo Ardiles. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:November 14, 2008

Cast

Sylvester Stallone
as Robert Hatch
Michael Caine
as John Colby
Max von Sydow
as Maj. Karl Von Steiner
Werner Roth
as Team Captain Baumann
Carole Laure
as Renee
Daniel Massey
as Col. Waldron
Gary Waldhorn
as Mueller
George Mikell
as Kommandant
Amidou
as Andre
Jack Lenoir
as Georges
Julian Curry
as Shurlock
Zoltan Gera
as Viktor
Benoit Ferreux
as Jean Paul
Jurgen Andersen
as Propaganda Civilian
Clive Merrison
as The Forger
Maurice Roeves
as Pyrie
Michael Cochrane
as Farrell
Tim Pigott-Smith
as Rose
Osvaldo Ardiles
as Carlos Rey
Jean-François Stévenin
as Claude
Arthur Brauss
as Lutz
Anton Diffring
as Chief Commentator

Crew

John Huston
Director
Freddie Fields
Producer
Evan Jones
Screenwriter
Jeff Maguire
Screen Story
Djordje Milicevic
Screen Story
Djordje Milicevic
Screenwriter
Yabo Yablonsky
Screen Story
Yabo Yablonsky
Screenwriter
Gerry Fisher
Cinematographer
Bill Conti
Composer (Music Score)
Roberto Silvi
Editor
Dennis Washington
Production Designer
Gordon McLendon
Executive Producer
Tom Bronson
Costume Designer
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