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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 172 min
Ratings
94% critics Rotten Tomatoes
93% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Genre Biography, Drama, War
Release 04/02/70
Actors George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong
Directors Franklin J. Schaffner
"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.
Genre Biography, Drama, War
Release 04/02/70
Actors George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong
Directors Franklin J. Schaffner
"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.