The Night of the Generals (1967) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Night of the Generals (1967)




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In this brooding WW II-era mystery, a Nazi agent must prove that one of three high-ranking generals is guilty of killing a Polish prostitute. The tale is based on a novel by Hans-Helmut Kirst.

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Omar Sharif
as Major Grau
Peter O'Toole
as General Tanz
Donald Pleasence
as Gen. Kahlenberge
Tom Courtenay
as Hartmann
Philippe Noiret
as Inspector Morand
Coral Browne
as Eleanore von Seidlitz-Gabler
John Gregson
as Col. Sandauer
Christopher Plummer
as Field Marshal Rommel
Yves Brainville
as Liesowski
Raymond Gerome
as Colonel in war room
Pierre Mondy
as Kopatski
Elenore Hirt
as Melanie
Jenny Orléans
as Otto's Wife
Gerard Buhr
as Von Stauffenberg
Gordon Jackson
as Capt. Engel
Harry Andrews
as Gov. Stupnagel
Mac Ronay
as Tanz's Driver
Patrick Allen
as Col. Mannheim
Charles Gray
as Gen. von Seydlitz-Gabler
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Critic Reviews for The Night of the Generals

All Critics (6)

A stellar cast combines to produce a tense, thrilling and clever crime drama.

May 13, 2019 | Full Review…

The producer, Sam Spiegel, and director, Anatole Litvak hurl themselves at all this with rather fretful intensity, as though persuaded that out of such huffing and puffing a significant statement must emerge... it doesn't.

July 16, 2018 | Full Review…

An ambitious if errant undertaking.

July 4, 2015 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Quirky character study in Nazi evil.

September 10, 2010 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Night of the Generals


Well acted but overlong drama.

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