Cross of Iron

Hen's Tooth (1977)
Drama, War, Action
UK | English | Color | 2h 7min
7.5

It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous Corporal Steiner. Stransky is the only man who believes that the Third Reich are still vastly superior to the Russian army; however within his pompous persona lies a quivering coward who longs for the Iron Cross so that he can return to Berlin a hero. Steiner, on the other hand is cynical, defiantly non-conformist and more concerned with the safety of his own men rather than the horde of military decorations offered to him by his superiors. Steiner's lack of respect results in a growing animosity between the two...


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James Coburn Feldwebel Rolf Steiner
Maximilian Schell Hauptmann Stransky
James Mason Oberst Brandt
David Warner Hauptmann Kiesel
Vadim Glowna Kern
Roger Fritz Leutnant Triebig
Dieter Schidor Anselm
Burkhard Driest Maag

Crew View all

Director Sam Peckinpah
Writer Julius J. Epstein, James Hamilton
Producer Arlene Sellers, Alex Winitsky

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4006680058269 Blu-ray Disc Free, B Special Edition
5055201815538 Blu-ray Disc B Jun 06, 2011 1 Disc
5709165333422 Blu-ray Disc B 2012 2-Disc Blu-Ray DVD
5050582923025 Blu-ray Disc B Oct 18, 2013
9317731134159 Blu-ray Disc
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759731406529 DVD 1 Feb 01, 2000
759731410229 DVD 1 Apr 18, 2006
8809046776786 DVD 1
7321900383790 DVD 2 Apr 18, 2005
5050582227024 DVD 2 Jan 29, 2007
7319980030888 DVD 2 Sep 07, 2001
5060034576808 DVD 2 2007 The War Collection
5709624005341 DVD 2 Collector's Edition
6416548901015 DVD 2
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3259130213225 DVD 2 Jul 05, 2004
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