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Nearly 3 hours long and not a dull moment in the movie. George C. Scott totally disappears into the role of General Patton. It's a very unapologetic movie based on arguably the most important years of Patton's life during the 2nd World War. We see the tank battles, the victories and setbacks, and more importantly we see the character of Patton. George C. Scott brings his patriotism, lunacy, and questionable behavior right to center stage for our viewing pleasure.
Typical American War movie that was awarded with lots of Oscars. So much in the name of Patriotism. Its a good movie nonetheless. Great cinematography and above all a brilliant performance from George Scott. One of the finest I've seen as a ruthless, eccentric man.
Spotless performance, George C. Scott. Spotless!
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This movie ranks #29 in Spike Lee's Essential List of Films for Filmmakers
This movie ranks #39 in National Board of Review Award - Best Film
This movie ranks #44 in Academy Award - Best Picture
This movie ranks #47 in IMDb's 1970s Top 50
This movie ranks #53 in 101 War Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #153 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
This movie ranks #196 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Adjusted Box Office
This movie ranks #278 in Academy Award - Best Picture Nominees
This movie ranks #389 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
This movie ranks #435 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
This movie ranks #472 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
This movie ranks #510 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #655 in The New York Times's Book of Movies