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Brief Synopsis: ""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."

Overall Ranking: 1910 (Rank from 1970: # 1)

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Ratings Breakdown
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Regular 50%
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People Involved

  • 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 (General Bradleys driver)
  • Albert Dumortier (Moroccan minister)
  • Frank Latimore (Lieutenant Colonel Henry Davenport)
  • Morgan Paull (Captain Richard N. Jenson)
  • Karl Michael Vogler (Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
  • Bill Hickman (General Pattons driver)
  • Pat Zurica (First Lieutenant Alexander Stiller)
  • James Edwards (Sergeant William George Meeks)
  • Lawrence Dobkin (Colonel Gaston Bell)
  • David Bauer (Lieutenant General Harry Buford)
  • John Barrie (Air Vice-Marshal Sir Arthur Coningham)
  • Richard Münch (Colonel General Alfred Jodl)
  • Siegfried Rauch (Captain Oskar Steiger)
  • Michael Bates (Field Marshal Sir Bernard Law Montgomery)
  • Paul Stevens (Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Codman)
  • Gerald Flood (Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder)
  • Jack Gwillim (General Sir Harold Alexander)
  • Edward Binns (Major General Walter Bedell Smith)
  • Peter Barkworth (Colonel John Welkin)
  • Lionel Murton (Third Army chaplain)
  • David Healy (clergyman)
  • Sandy McPeak (correspondent)
  • Douglas Wilmer (Major General Francis de Guingand)
  • John Doucette (Major General Lucian K. Truscott)
  • Tim Considine (the soldier who gets slapped)
  • Abraxas Aaran (Willy)
  • Clint Ritchie (tank captain)
  • Alan MacNaughton (British briefing officer)
  • Florencio Amarilla (soldier)
  • Brandon Brady (Lieutenant Young)
  • Charles Dennis (soldier)
  • Paul Frees (voice)
  • Dolores Judson (Knustford Welcome Club Dignitary)
  • Hellmut Lange (Major Dorian von Haarenwege)
  • Bruce Rhodewalt (cynical wounded soldier)
  • Lowell Thomas (himself)
  • Harry Towb (G.I. cook)
  • Franklin J. Schaffner (Director)