The Greatest Battle

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The Greatest Battle (1978, Italy/Germany) is a Macaroni Combat film directed by Umberto Lenzi.


Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Running Time: Sweden:107 min | Germany:101 min | USA:90 min
  • Production Co: Dania Film | National Cinematografica
  • Distribution Co: Dimension Pictures (1978) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Saguenay Films (1979) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Umberto Lenzi
  • Written by Cesare Frugoni & Umberto Lenzi
  • Starring Helmut Berger, Samantha Eggar, Edwige Fenech, Giuliano Gemma, Ray Lovelock, John Huston, Stacy Keach, Ida Galli, Orson Welles, Henry Fonda
  • Produced by Mino Loy, Luciano Martino
  • Original Music by Franco Micalizzi (as Frank Michaels)
  • Cinematography by Federico Zanni
  • Film Editing by Eugenio Alabiso

Also Known As

  • Il Grande attacco (Italy, Original title) | The Biggest Battle (Philippines) | Battle Force | Die Große Offensive (Germany) | The Battle of the Mareth Line | The Great Battle | The Greatest Battle | Ökenråttornas revansch (Sweden) | A Grande Batalha (Brazil) | Etulinja (Finland) (video title) | La Grande bataille (France) | Helvetti 1943 (Finland) | Los Jóvenes leones (Spain) | I Mahi tou Mareth (Greece) | The Battle of the Mareth Line
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