The Great Escape is finally available for the first time ever on Blu-ray, giving fans of this World War II action-adventure a chance to experience the film in high definition. Steve McQueen leads an all-star cast in director John Sturges' 1963 classic, centering on a group of American soldiers determined to break out of a German prison camp. In honor of this film's 50th anniversary, we have a contest where fans can win a copy of this Blu-ray. Find out how you can win below.
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Based on a true story, The Great Escape is "a motion picture that entertains, captivates, thrills and stirs" (Variety). In 1943, the Germans opened a maximum security prison-of-war camp, designed to hold even the craftiest escape artists. By doing so, they unwittingly assembled the finest escape team in military history - brilliantly portrayed by Steve McQueen, James Garner, Charles Bronson, and James Coburn - who worked on what became the largest prison breakout ever attempted. The Blu-ray comes fully loaded with over three hours of special features including commentary with Director John Sturges and crew, multiple making of featurettes, the original theatrical trailer and more.
- Audio Commentary by Director John Sturges, Cast & Crew
- The Great Escape: Bringing Fact to Fiction
- The Great Escape: Preparations for Freedom
- The Great Escape: The Flight to Freedom
- The Great Escape: A Standing Ovation
- The Great Escape: The Untold Story
- The Great Escape: The Untold Story - Additional Interviews
- A Real Virgil Hilts: A Man Called Jones
- Return to The Great Escape
- Original Theatrical Trailer