PATTON

1970 **** 171 mins.

George C. Scott's legendary performance as the controversial World War II military general is not the only good thing this film has going for it. The opening scene is iconic, Karl Malden's performance is equally as commendable, and the battle scenes are exciting. The writing is witty and even funny at times, and the direction is superb. My main qualm is that it just goes on way too long.
Original theatrical aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (Dimension 150)
Rated PG.

Starring:
George C. Scott + Karl Malden + Stephen Young + Michael Strong + Cary Loftin + Albert Dumortier + Frank Latimore + Morgan Paull + Karl Michael Vogler + Bill Hickman + Patrick J. Zurica + James Edwards

Screen Story and Screenplay by
Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North

Based on Factual Material from "Patton: Ordeal and Triumph" by
Ladislas Farago
and "A Soldier's Story" by
Omar N. Bradley

Directed by
Franklin J. Schaffner


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