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Director  Robert Aldrich
Music director  Richard Rodney Bennett
Duration  
Language  English
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, War, Thriller
Cinematography  Stephen Dade
Country  United States
The Angry Hills (film) movie poster
Release date  July 29, 1959 (1959-07-29)
Writer  A.I. Bezzerides (screenplay), Leon Uris (based on the book by)
Cast  Robert Mitchum (Mike Morrison), Stanley Baker (Conrad Heisler), Elisabeth Müller (Lisa Kyriakides (as Elisabeth Mueller)), Gia Scala (Eleftheria), Theodore Bikel (Dimitrios Tassos), Sebastian Cabot (Chesney)
Similar movies  Fury, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Book Thief, Human Lampshade: A Holocaust Mystery, The Monuments Men, The King's Speech
Tagline  The amazing adventures of a lone American in a land of violence!

Nazis chase a U.S. newsman (Robert Mitchum) paid to smuggle names of Greek resistance leaders to London.

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The Angry Hills is a 1959 film directed by Robert Aldrich, based on the novel by Leon Uris, and starring Robert Mitchum and Stanley Baker.

Nazis chase a U.S. newsman (Robert Mitchum) paid to smuggle names of Greek resistance leaders to London.

Plot

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Set in Athens in 1941, before and after the German invasion, the film follows an American journalist who possesses a list of Greek resistance leaders. Having memorised the list he destroys it and is then pursued by various groups of people keen to have it: Communist resistance fighters, the Gestapo and Greek collaborators.

Cast

  • Robert Mitchum as Mike Morrison
  • Stanley Baker as Conrad Heisler
  • Elisabeth Muller as Lisa Kyriakides
  • Gia Scala as Eleftheria
  • Theodore Bikel as Dimitrios Tassos
  • Sebastian Cabot as Chesney
  • Peter Illing as Leonides
  • Leslie Phillips as Ray Taylor
  • Donald Wolfit as Dr. Stergion
  • Marius Goring as Colonel Elrick Oberg
  • Jocelyn Lane as Maria Tassos
  • Kieron Moore as Andreas
  • George Pastell as Papa Panos
  • Patrick Jordan as Bluey
  • Marita Constantinou as Cleopatra
  • Stanley Van Beers as Tavern Proprietor
  • Alec Mango as Phillibos
  • Production

    The film was shot from June to December 1958.

    Similar Movies

    Stanley Baker and Gia Scala appear in The Angry Hills and The Guns of Navarone. Robert Mitchum appears in The Angry Hills and The Longest Day. The Last Blitzkrieg (1959). Robert Mitchum appears in The Angry Hills and A Terrible Beauty. Robert Mitchum appears in The Angry Hills and Breakthrough.

    Box office

    According to MGM records the film earned $510,000 in the US and Canada and $775,000 elsewhere, resulting in a loss of $497,000.

    It had admissions of 588,260 in France.

    References

    The Angry Hills (film) Wikipedia
    The Angry Hills (film) IMDb The Angry Hills (film) themoviedb.org


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