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A Bridge Too Far

Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.

Credits

Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier

Dr. Jan Spaander

Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins

Lt. Col. John D. Frost

James Caan
James Caan

Sgt. Eddie Dohun

Robert Redford
Robert Redford

Maj. Julian Cook

Sean Connery
Sean Connery

Maj. Gen. Robert E. Urquhart

Walter Kohut
Walter Kohut

Field Marshal Walter Model

A Bridge Too Far Cast

Name Character
Gene Hackman He was 47, now 91 years old as Maj. Gen. Stanislaw F. Sosabowski
Denholm Elliott He was 55, 70 years old when he died as RAF meteorologist officer
Sean Connery He was 46, now 91 years old as Maj. Gen. Robert E. Urquhart
Michael Byrne He was 33, now 77 years old as Lt. Col. Giles A.M. Vandeleur
Elliott Gould He was 38, now 83 years old as Col. Robert Stout
Jonathan Hackett as Glider Pilot
Alun Armstrong He was 30, now 75 years old as Cpl. Davies
James Caan He was 37, now 81 years old as Sgt. Eddie Dohun
Laurence Olivier He was 70, 82 years old when he died as Dr. Jan Spaander
Michael Caine He was 44, now 88 years old as Lt. Col. John O.E. Vandeleur
Robert Redford He was 40, now 85 years old as Maj. Julian Cook
Anthony Hopkins He was 39, now 83 years old as Lt. Col. John D. Frost
Richard Attenborough He was 53, 90 years old when he died as Lunatic with Glasses (uncredited)
John Ratzenberger He was 30, now 74 years old as U.S. Lieutenant
Edward Fox He was 40, now 84 years old as Lt. Gen. Brian G. Horrocks
Lex van Delden He was 57, 68 years old when he died as Sgt. Matthias
John Stride He was 40, 81 years old when he died as Grenadier Guards Major
Liv Ullmann She was 38, now 82 years old as Kate ter Horst - "the Angel of Arnhem"
Maximilian Schell He was 46, 83 years old when he died as General der Waffen-SS Wilhelm Bittrich
Erik Chitty He was 69, 70 years old when he died as Church Organist
Wolfgang Preiss He was 67, 92 years old when he died as Field Marshal Karl R.G. Von Rundstedt
Nicholas Campbell He was 25, now 69 years old as Capt. Glass
Simon Chandler He was 24, now 68 years old as Pvt. Simmonds
Michael Graham Cox He was 39, 57 years old when he died as Capt. Cleminson
Garrick Hagon He was 37, now 82 years old as Lt. Rafferty
Donald Douglas He was 44, 12 years old when he died as Brig. Gen. Gerald Lathbury
Dirk Bogarde He was 56, 78 years old when he died as Lt. Gen. Frederick Browning
George Innes He was 39, 43 years old when he died as Sgt. Macdonald
Walter Kohut He was 49, 52 years old when he died as Field Marshal Walter Model
Peter Gordon He was 25, now 70 years old as US Sergeant
Stanley Lebor He was 42, 80 years old when he died as RSM
Ben Cross He was 29, now 73 years old as Trooper Binns
Ryan O'Neal He was 36, now 80 years old as Brig. Gen. James M. Gavin
Hardy Krüger He was 49, now 93 years old as Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Karl Ludwig
Hartmut Becker He was 39, now 83 years old as German Sentry
Hans von Borsody He was 47, 84 years old when he died as Gen. Günther Blumentritt
Fred Williams He was 50, 55 years old when he died as Capt. Grabner
Tim Beekman He was 36, 65 years old when he died as German Private
Johan te Slaa He was 71, 73 years old when he died as Old Dutch Couple
Jeremy Kemp He was 42, 84 years old when he died as R.A.F. Briefing Officer
Harry Ditson as US Private
Arthur Hill He was 54, 84 years old when he died as U.S. Medical Colonel
Ian Liston He was 28, now 73 years old as Sgt. Whitney
Sean Mathias He was 21, now 65 years old as Irish Guards Officer
John Salthouse He was 25, now 70 years old as Pvt. 'Ginger' Marsh
Ben Howard He was 10, now 33 years old as Sergeant Towns
Paul Copley He was 32, now 76 years old as Pvt. Wicks
Stephen Moore He was 39, 81 years old when he died as Maj. Steele
Neil Kennedy as Col. Barker
Frank Grimes He was 30, now 74 years old as Maj. Fuller
Ray Jewers He was 31, 47 years old when he died as US Radio Operator
Anthony Pullen Shaw He was 25, now 69 years old as US Captain
Keith Drinkel He was 32, now 76 years old as Lt. Cornish
Gerald Sim He was 52, 89 years old when he died as Col. Sims
Edward Kalinski as Pvt. Archer
Hans Croiset He was 41, now 86 years old as Hans - Old Dutch Lady's Son
Stephen Churchett He was 30, now 74 years old as British Soldier
John Judd He was 35, now 79 years old as Sergeant Clegg
Sebastian Abineri as Sgt. Treadwell
Christopher Good He was 21, now 65 years old as Maj. Carlyle
Jack Galloway He was 30, now 74 years old as Pvt. Vincent
Shaun Curry He was 40, 71 years old when he died as Cpl. Robbins
Norman Gregory as Pvt. Morgan
David English He was 46, 67 years old when he died as Pvt. Andrews
Barry McCarthy He was 15, now 29 years old as Pvt. Clark
Michael Wolf He was 23, 65 years old when he died as Field Marshal Model's Aide
Siem Vroom He was 46, 55 years old when he died as Underground Leader
Henny Alma He was 53, 83 years old when he died as Dutch Villager

A Bridge Too Far Crew

Name Department
Geoffrey Unsworth as Director of Photography. He was 63 (64) years old when He died Camera
Stuart Craig as Art Direction. He was 35 (now 79) years old Art
Terence Marsh as Production Design. He was 45 (86) years old when He died Art
Anthony Mendleson as Costume Design. He was 62 (81) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Alan Tomkins as Art Direction. He was 38 (now 82) years old Art
Michael Stanley-Evans as Producer. Production
John Addison as Original Music Composer. He was 57 (78) years old when He died Sound
John Palmer as Associate Producer. He was 91 (105) years old when He died Production
Simon Kaye as Sound Recordist. He was 41 (now 86) years old Sound
Cornelius Ryan as Novel. He was 57 (54) years old when He died Writing
William Goldman as Screenplay. He was 45 (87) years old when He died Writing
Joseph E. Levine as Producer. He was 71 (81) years old when He died Production
Richard Attenborough as Director. He was 53 (90) years old when He died Directing
Antony Gibbs as Editor. He was 51 (90) years old when He died Editing
Miriam Brickman as Casting. She was 60 (60) years old when She died Production
Richard P. Levine as Producer. Production
A Bridge Too Far poster
A Bridge Too Far (44 years)

Out of the sky comes the screen's most incredible spectacle of men and war!

  • Release day: Wednesday, June 15, 1977
  • Runtime: 175 minutes
  • Budget: 22000000.00
  • Revenue: 50750000.00