Hardy Krüger

Hardy Krüger (born Franz Eberhard August Krüger; 12 April 1928) is a German actor. He is thought of as one of the greatest German actors of the 1960s. He was born in Wedding, Berlin, Germany. Description above from the Wikipedia article Hardy Krüger, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

A cargo aircraft crashes in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for a replacement aircraft they will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Peter Finch  •  Hardy Krüger

A cargo aircraft crashes in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for a replacement aircraft they will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Peter Finch  •  Hardy Krüger

Hatari! (1962)

ClassicAdventurous

A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Elsa Martinelli  •  Red Buttons

A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Elsa Martinelli  •  Red Buttons

A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Action-packedDramatic

Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  James Caan  •  Michael Caine  •  Sean Connery

Barry Lyndon (1975)

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble Barry Lyndon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Marisa Berenson  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Diana Körner

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble Barry Lyndon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Marisa Berenson  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Diana Körner

Blue Fin (1978)

Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele' , this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South Australia's Port Lincoln fishing district. Accident prone son Snook is forever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Schultz
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Greg Rowe  •  Liddy Clark  •  John Jarratt

Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele' , this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South Australia's Port Lincoln fishing district. Accident prone son Snook is forever ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Schultz
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Greg Rowe  •  Liddy Clark  •  John Jarratt

The Wild Geese (1978)

A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and due for execution ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew V. McLaglen
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Roger Moore  •  Richard Harris  •  Hardy Krüger

A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and due for execution ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew V. McLaglen
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Roger Moore  •  Richard Harris  •  Hardy Krüger

The One That Got Away (1957)

Based on the true story of Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, the only german prisoner of war captured in Britain to escape back to Germany during the Second World War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Colin Gordon  •  Michael Goodliffe  •  Terence Alexander

Based on the true story of Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, the only german prisoner of war captured in Britain to escape back to Germany during the Second World War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Colin Gordon  •  Michael Goodliffe  •  Terence Alexander

The Moon Is Blue (1953)

Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men determine to find a way around her objections.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  David Niven  •  William Holden  •  Maggie McNamara  •  Tom Tully

Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men determine to find a way around her objections.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  David Niven  •  William Holden  •  Maggie McNamara  •  Tom Tully

Wrong Is Right (1982)

Political double-talk, dirty tricks, hidden microphones, spy satellites, bugging the Oval Office and a nuclear bomb for sale are all ingredients in this swift, funny and frightening look at the possibilities in today's political arenas. Sean Connery stars as TV ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  George Grizzard  •  Robert Conrad  •  Katharine Ross

Political double-talk, dirty tricks, hidden microphones, spy satellites, bugging the Oval Office and a nuclear bomb for sale are all ingredients in this swift, funny and frightening look at the possibilities in today's political arenas. Sean Connery stars as TV ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  George Grizzard  •  Robert Conrad  •  Katharine Ross

The Battle of Neretva (1969)

In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river Neretva.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Veljko Bulajić
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Curd Jürgens  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Anthony Dawson

In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river Neretva.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Veljko Bulajić
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Curd Jürgens  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Anthony Dawson

The Defector (1966)

Professor Bower, an American physicist, is effectively blackmailed by a shady CIA agent named Adams to help the CIA obtain secret microfilm from a defecting Russian scientist. The reluctant Bower travels to East Germany undercover as an antiques collector where he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Lévy
CAST:  Montgomery Clift  •  Macha Méril  •  Christine Delaroche  •  Hardy Krüger

Professor Bower, an American physicist, is effectively blackmailed by a shady CIA agent named Adams to help the CIA obtain secret microfilm from a defecting Russian scientist. The reluctant Bower travels to East Germany undercover as an antiques collector where he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Lévy
CAST:  Montgomery Clift  •  Macha Méril  •  Christine Delaroche  •  Hardy Krüger

The Rest Is Silence (1959)

'The Rest Is Silence, a German-made attempt to update Shakespeare, is one of the best and least self-conscious of this minor genre. As indicated by the title, the film's script is a "mufti" version of Hamlet, with young Hardy Krüger trying to prove that his uncle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helmut Käutner
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Peter van Eyck  •  Ingrid Andree  •  Adelheid Seeck

'The Rest Is Silence, a German-made attempt to update Shakespeare, is one of the best and least self-conscious of this minor genre. As indicated by the title, the film's script is a "mufti" version of Hamlet, with young Hardy Krüger trying to prove that his uncle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helmut Käutner
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Peter van Eyck  •  Ingrid Andree  •  Adelheid Seeck

Bachelor of Hearts (1958)

A German scholar has girl troubles while studying at Cambridge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolf Rilla
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Barbara Steele  •  Ronald Lewis  •  Eric Barker

A German scholar has girl troubles while studying at Cambridge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolf Rilla
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Barbara Steele  •  Ronald Lewis  •  Eric Barker

3 Fables of Love (1962)

"Les quatre vérités" aka "The Four Truths" is a movie anthology that consists of four segments, all loosely parodying fables from the 17th-century French poet Jean de la Fontaine. The US cut usually features only 3 segments.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alessandro Blasetti  •  René Clair  •  Luis García Berlanga  •  Hervé Bromberger
CAST:  Leslie Caron  •  Charles Aznavour  •  Michel Serrault  •  Jean Poiret

"Les quatre vérités" aka "The Four Truths" is a movie anthology that consists of four segments, all loosely parodying fables from the 17th-century French poet Jean de la Fontaine. The US cut usually features only 3 segments.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alessandro Blasetti  •  René Clair  •  Luis García Berlanga  •  Hervé Bromberger
CAST:  Leslie Caron  •  Charles Aznavour  •  Michel Serrault  •  Jean Poiret

Le gros coup (1964)

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DIRECTION:  Jean Valère
CAST:  Emmanuelle Riva  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Francisco Rabal  •  Roger Couderc

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DIRECTION:  Jean Valère
CAST:  Emmanuelle Riva  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Francisco Rabal  •  Roger Couderc

The Spy Who Never Was (1976)

A diabolical tale of romance, murder, and mistaken identity as a treacherous terrorist organization hunts an enemy agent with the intention of killing him, but instead they set their sights on the wrong man. Left in the wake of their mistaken pursuit is a trail of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reza Badiyi  •  Uri Massad
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Gila Almagor  •  Mike Burstyn

A diabolical tale of romance, murder, and mistaken identity as a treacherous terrorist organization hunts an enemy agent with the intention of killing him, but instead they set their sights on the wrong man. Left in the wake of their mistaken pursuit is a trail of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reza Badiyi  •  Uri Massad
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Gila Almagor  •  Mike Burstyn

What the Peeper Saw (1972)

A wealthy author's second wife begins to suspect that her 12-year old stepson may have murdered his mother, who mysteriously died in a bathtub accident.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrea Bianchi  •  James Kelley
CAST:  Mark Lester  •  Britt Ekland  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Harry Andrews

A wealthy author's second wife begins to suspect that her 12-year old stepson may have murdered his mother, who mysteriously died in a bathtub accident.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrea Bianchi  •  James Kelley
CAST:  Mark Lester  •  Britt Ekland  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Harry Andrews

Without Trumpet or Drum (1959)

Summer 1870. Following the French defeat at Sedan. Léon, a soldier in a detachment isolated in the Ardennes forest, is sent in search of water. When he discovers the most peaceful of rivers, he decides to undress and bathe in it. At bend of the river he catches ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helmut Käutner
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Jean Richard  •  Dany Carrel  •  Françoise Rosay

Summer 1870. Following the French defeat at Sedan. Léon, a soldier in a detachment isolated in the Ardennes forest, is sent in search of water. When he discovers the most peaceful of rivers, he decides to undress and bathe in it. At bend of the river he catches ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Helmut Käutner
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Jean Richard  •  Dany Carrel  •  Françoise Rosay

Sundays and Cybele (1962)

The tragic story of a young orphan girl who is befriended by an innocent but emotionally disabled veteran of the French Indochina War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Serge Bourguignon
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Nicole Courcel  •  Patricia Gozzi  •  Daniel Ivernel

The tragic story of a young orphan girl who is befriended by an innocent but emotionally disabled veteran of the French Indochina War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Serge Bourguignon
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Nicole Courcel  •  Patricia Gozzi  •  Daniel Ivernel

Zwei unter Millionen (1961)

No overview found.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wieland Liebske  •  Victor Vicas
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Loni von Friedl  •  Joseph Offenbach  •  Ilse Fürstenberg

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DIRECTION:  Wieland Liebske  •  Victor Vicas
CAST:  Hardy Krüger  •  Loni von Friedl  •  Joseph Offenbach  •  Ilse Fürstenberg
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