Writers:Ladislas Farago (book)
Omar N. Bradley (book)
Genre:Biography | Drama | War
Plot: "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 Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination. Faults which would, eventually, lead to his being relieved as Occupation Commander of Germany.
The story of General George S. Patton, Jr. during World War II. His battlefield genius garners him fear and respect from the Germans, and resentment and misunderstanding from the Allies. A military historian and poet, he believes he was a warrior in many past lives, and that he is destined for something great during this life, but his stubbornness and controversial methods nearly prevent the fulfillment of that destiny.
Cast (Cast overview, first billed only)
George C. Scott ... Gen. George S. Patton Jr.
Karl Malden ... Gen. Omar N. Bradley
Stephen Young ... Capt. Chester B. Hansen
Michael Strong ... Brig. Gen. Hobart Carver
Carey Loftin ... Gen. Bradley's driver (as Cary Loftin)
Albert Dumortier ... Moroccan Minister
Frank Latimore ... Lt. Col. Henry Davenport
Morgan Paull ... Capt. Richard N. Jenson
Karl Michael Vogler ... Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
Bill Hickman ... Gen. Patton's driver
Pat Zurica ... 1st Lt. Alexander Stiller (as Patrick J. Zurica)
James Edwards ... Sgt. William George Meeks
Lawrence Dobkin ... Col. Gaston Bell
David Bauer ... Lt. Gen. Harry Buford
John Barrie ... Air Vice-Marshal Sir Arthur Coningham
IMDb User Rating: 8.1/10 (29,609 votes)