The Hill
The Hill (1965)

The Hill was unfairly subjected to ridicule by the more obtuse "critics" of 1965 who harped on the fact that it starred Sean Connery and, unlike Connery's Bond pictures, had no women in it. Bypassing these cretinous comments,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 3, 1965
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2007
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Emanuel Levy

Starkly realistic, uncompromising, and splendidly acted by an all-star cast, headed by Sean Connery, Sideny Lumet's 1985 film is a most powerful prison drama.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Uncompromising look at the inside of a British military prison in North Africa during WW II.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

The Hill is tense, it's exciting, it's suspenseful, it's everything a good action picture should be, plus it adds a healthy dose of realism and thought.

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
In a British military prison camp harsh measures are taken to "turn these men into soldiers". When is too much discipline too much? Excellent… More
Stella Dallas
damn good prison film; brutally portrays the methods used by the military to break the individual spirit almost as well as kubrick's full metal jacket… More
Pierluigi Puccini
A good film is like a kick in the ass, or a ferocious slap that wakes us up, makes us realize about something, or reminds us about something we thought we had… More
Tim Sigur
One of the most intense movies I have ever seen.
Michael Gildea
Like all of Sidney Lumet's early work, The Hill is a spectacular exercise in escalated tension and groundbreaking direction. Sean Connery (in his best… More
xGary Xx
Powerfully performed prison film set in a military camp during WWII. Sean Connery's star presence makes it worth a look, but otherwise a little… More