Battle of Britain
Battle of Britain (1969)

James Bond-flick director Guy Hamilton helmed this episodic, all-star World War II film. With Sir Laurence Olivier heading up an ensemble cast as flight commander Sir Hugh Dowdling, The Battle of Britain pays tribute to other nationalities… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: May 20, 2003
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Succeeds in giving the general impression of a pivotal historical moment, and excels in crafting some of the most astonishing aerial-warfare sequences ever put on film. [Blu-Ray]

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An all-star ensemble cast consisting of the who's who of British films can't save the war epic from being a bore.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Surprisingly flat considering the talent involved.

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Daniel Mumby
The war film is a most contentious genre. For decades theorists have locked horns to dispute its role or purpose in popular culture. Some have argued that war… More
Film Crazy
fantastic movie and captures the historical event that happened in 1940 britain! really fantastic movie worth a watch!
Alex roy
Battle Of Britain is an excellent recreation of the Battle Of Britain of 1940. A superb film with terrific talent and directed by Guy Hamilton who made a name… More
Byron Brubaker
This picture directed by Guy Hamilton of some of the James Bond movies left me disappointed. A couple of the same men to appear about a decade later in A… More
Anthony Lawrie
It's good but it's not the brilliant classic every says it is, sorry, but it's overrated in my opinion! Certainly not the great Guy… More
Chris Browning
An overlong and very boring depiction of the events, the film doesn't fully utilize it's ensemble cast of great actors accordingly with the script and… More