|Plot: Allied forces land at Anzio unopposed but instead of moving straight inland their commanding officer decides to dig in. A battle-hardened war correspondent borrows a jeep and drives to Rome and back without meeting any German forces, but his report on this absence of the enemy is discounted. By the time it is finally decided to make a move the Germans have arrived in strength and a prolonged and bloody fight ensues.
Rating: 6/10 (2434 votes)
Director: Edward Dmytryk, Duilio Coletti
Writer: H.A.L. Craig (screenplay), Wynford Vaughan-Thomas (book), Frank De Felitta (adaptation), Duilio Coletti (adaptation), Giuseppe Mangione (adaptation)
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Peter Falk, Robert Ryan, Earl Holliman
Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Drama, History, War
Released: 1968 Jul 24