- Status: Completed
- Score: 7.9/10
- Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
- Country: USA
- Year: 1970
- Duration: 172 min
- Genres: Biography,Drama,War,
The World War II phase of the career of controversial American general George S. Patton.
“Patton” tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with Patton’s career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Europe and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton’s numerous faults such his temper and tendency toward insubordination, faults that would prevent him from becoming the lead American general in the Normandy Invasion as well as to his being relieved as Occupation Commander of Germany.
George C. Scott, Stephen Young, Carey Loftin, Frank Latimore, Karl Michael Vogler, Pat Zurica, Lawrence Dobkin, John Barrie, Karl Malden, Michael Strong, Albert Dumortier, Morgan Paull, Bill Hickman, James Edwards, David Bauer,