The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

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Drama, War & Military
2h 41min
Age rating


William Holden
Cmdr. Shears
Alec Guinness
Col. Nicholson
Jack Hawkins
Maj. Warden
James Donald
Maj. Clipton
André Morell
Col. Green
Peter Williams
Capt. Reeves
John Boxer
Major Hughes
Heihachirô Ôkawa
Captain Kanematsu
Keiichirô Katsumoto
Lieutenant Miura


The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.

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