The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)


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.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 94% / Audience 93%

Rated PG,  2 hr 41 mins

Drama • History • War
David Lean
William Holden  •  Alec Guinness  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Sessue Hayakawa

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