The Dirty Dozen

TitleThe Dirty Dozen
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1967
AuthorsAldrich, Robert
Running Time150 min
Date Released06/1967
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng

A British army major selects 12 violent convicts and offers them their freedom if they will complete a nearly suicidal mission in Nazi-ocupied France that will aid Allied operations for the upcoming invasion of Normandy. Based on the best-selling 1965 novel by E.M. Nathanson.


Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Richard Jaeckel, George Kennedy, Trini Lopez, Ralph Meeker, Robert Ryan, Telly Savalas, Donald Sutherland, Robert Webber, Clint Walker


Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Kenneth Hyman Production; directed by Robert Aldrich. Producer: Kenneth Hyman; screenplay: Nunnally Johnson and Lukas Heller; cinematography: Edward Scaife; editing: Michael Luciano; music: De Vol.


War, Feature Film, Drama

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