The Longest Day

The Longest Day

DVD - 2006
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The story of the Allied invasion in Normandy during World War II. Details D-Day landing from the points of view of those who participated: the Germans, the French, the English and the Americans.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.
Edition: Special ed., widescreen.
ISBN: 9786310045153
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (263 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.


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Honestly this is my favorite war movie!

Jan 29, 2020

An outstanding cast of iconic stars. I am so grateful for the men and women who sacrificed their lives for my liberties. The more I learn about our history the more gratitude I have. Make sure you watch the Special Features (Disc 3) to hear the obstacles overcome to make the film and interviews with the soldiers who were there and what they think of the film.

Jan 23, 2020



A 1962 stupendous war tale with 48 great actors that is well conceived and executed!


PG. 13

The best epic war movie, except for "Lawrence of Arabia," and "The Bridge on the River Kwai." It should come as no surprise that a movie titled "The Longest Day" is a long movie, but not nearly as long as it was for the guys who were there. Think how long it was for Captain During, you'll notice his boots were on the wrong feet all day. The Observer says, check it out. And one other thing, about the cast list above, "Walter WOTTITZ?" You gotta be kidding me!

Jul 21, 2019

Longest Day & longest movie. I didn't even try to watch the 2nd disc. Was great to see some of the old stars of the day & future careers they had. Some surprises: Sal Mineo, Paul Anka, Red Buttons, Robert Wagner & a very young Sean Connery to name a few. Interesting but way too long

Feb 15, 2019

Super producer Daryl F. Zanuck brings together dozens of stars and multiple directors to tell the epic story of D-Day. There are multiple storylines, the drawback of which no actor is in it for very long, even big stars like John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Richard Burton, and a pre-Bond Sean Connery. As I was reading the credits, I was like, "Wait, Paul Anka was in this? And Sal Mineo? And Arletty?!" Despite being older, the battle sequences are still impressive, if not as graphically intense as "Saving Private Ryan." It does try to tell the story from multiple perspectives (American, English, German, French), which is somewhat unique. It's uneven, but it is, of course, a sweeping, compelling story.

Feb 05, 2017

One of the greatest war movies on world war 2 ever made. I rate this to those who don't mind cussing,blood,and lots of guns,gunfire, and death

Jan 13, 2017

This is a 1962 epic war drama based on Cornelius Ryan's book "The Longest Day (1959)."
The film depicts the D-Day landings at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II.
It was directed by Ken Annakin (British and French exteriors), Andrew Marton (American exteriors), and Bernhard Wicki (German scenes).
Although it is based on the book, this film appears like an action-packed documentary without glorified episodes.

Apr 12, 2015

Anyone with an interest in learning about the relatively minor role played by Britain and the US in the war against Germany will probably learn a lot from this movie about the Normandy invasion. It was done in 1962 when all the major actors at least remembered the actual event. The movie is almost a study in big name actors of the mid-20th Century in addition to being a middling protrayal of a smaller piece of the war than Americans and Brits care to admit.

JillAnneColeman Jun 23, 2014

This is one of the BEST depictions of the D-Day Invasion. The details of the English, Canadian, French & German sides to the whole day's battle. A very good account of the History of WWII.

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Richard Burton as David Campbell: He's dead, I'm wounded, and you're lost. I guess it's always like that in war.

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“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” -Franklin D Roosevelt

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“National honor is the national property of the highest value.” -James Madison

Mar 15, 2013

Radio Announcer (transmitting a coded message to the French Resistance): "Wounds my heart with a monotonous languor."

Mar 15, 2013

Major General Gunther Blumentritt: "This is history. We are living an historical moment. We are going to lose the war because our glorious Führer has taken a sleeping pill and is not to be awakened. Sometimes I wonder which side God is on."

Mar 15, 2013

Lt. Col. Benjamin Vandervoort (addressing his troops): "Your assignment tonight is strategic. You can't give the enemy a break. Send him to Hell."


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