About

"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.

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Directed by

Franklin J. Schaffner

Written by

Francis Ford Coppola (Screenplay)
Edmund H. North (Screenplay)
Ladislas Farago (Book)
Omar N. Bradley (Book)

Runtime

172 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The Rebel Warrior

Cast

Keywords

biography world war ii tank destiny normandy steel helmet historical figure general dead soldier d-day allies

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Picture

Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role George C. Scott

Oscar for Best Director