In the spring of 1941, England is the only undefeated European nation who can stand up against Nazi Germany. But the most powerful battleship in the world, Germany’s Bismarck, is faster and has more fire power than anything Britain can throw against it...and it’s headed towards the North Atlantic. This juggemaut of destruction must be stopped, and Churchill himself gives the order to the Royal Navy — sink the Bismarck, at any cost! Featuring actual combat footage, this gripping film puts you on the front lines of one of the most crucial naval engagements of World War II.

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Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

War/Drama · 1h 37m

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In the spring of 1941, England is the only undefeated European nation who can stand up against Nazi Germany. But the most powerful battleship in the world, Germany’s Bismarck, is faster and has more fire power than anything Britain can throw against it...and it’s headed towards the North Atlantic. This juggemaut of destruction must be stopped, and Churchill himself gives the order to the Royal Navy — sink the Bismarck, at any cost! Featuring actual combat footage, this gripping film puts you on the front lines of one of the most crucial naval engagements of World War II.

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Status

Released

Budget

$1,330,000

Revenue

$3,000,000
Cast
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Kenneth More

Captain Jonathan Shepard
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Dana Wynter

Second Officer Anne Davis
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Carl Möhner

Kapitän Ernst Lindemann (as Carl Mohner)
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Laurence Naismith

First Sea Lord - Sir Dudley Pound - Admiral of the Fleet
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Geoffrey Keen

Assistant Chief of Naval Staff
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Karel Stepanek

Admiral Günther Lutjens
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Michael Hordern

Admiral Jack Tovey - Commander in Chief - HMS King George V
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Maurice Denham

Commander Richards
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Michael Goodliffe

Captain Banister
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Esmond Knight

Captain John Leech - HMS Prince of Wales
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Jack Watling

Signals Officer
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Jack Gwillim

Commodore Wilfrid Patterson - HMS King George V (as Jack Gwillam)
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Mark Dignam

Captain Loben Mound - HMS Ark Royal
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Ernest Clark

Captain Robert Ellis - HMS Suffolk
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John Horsley

Captain Charles Larcom - HMS Sheffield
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Peter Burton

Captain - HMS Solent - First Destroyer
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Sydney Tafler

Henry - First Workman
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John Stuart

Captain Ralph Kerr - HMS Hood
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Walter Hudd

Admiral Lancelot Holland - HMS Hood
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Sean Barrett

Able Seaman Brown
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Edward R. Murrow

Edward R. Murrow
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Robert Arnold

Fighter Pilot (uncredited)
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Peter Avella

Bridge Officer [HMS Solent] (uncredited)
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Del Baker

Guard (uncredited)
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Michael Balfour

Able Seaman - Lookout on 'Suffolk' (uncredited)
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John Barron

Officer P.R.O. (uncredited)
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Richard Beale

Petty Officer in Phone Montage (uncredited)
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Victor Beaumont

Officer on the 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
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Michael Beint

Lothar Balzar - Leutnant zur See (uncredited)
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Brandon Brady

Signal Officer on the 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
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Johnny Briggs

Young Seaman on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
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Robert Brown

Gunnery Officer on 'King George V' (uncredited)
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Mark Burns

Naval Rating in Phone Montage (uncredited)
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Max Butterfield

Dark Room Technician (uncredited)
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Dennis Carnell

Bridge Officer [HMS King George V] (uncredited)
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Roy Castle

Seaman on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
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Peter Cellier

First Lieutenant on Destroyers (uncredited)
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Donald Churchill

Seaman on 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
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Michael Collins

Lookout - Second Destroyer (uncredited)
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Eric Corrie

Pilot - RAF Operations Room (uncredited)
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George Curtis

War Room Officer (uncredited)
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Robert Desmond

Dexter (uncredited)
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Peter Dyneley

Jenkins - 'King George V' (uncredited)
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Clifford Elkin

Pilot - RAF Operations Room (uncredited)
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John Flint

Pilot - RAF Opeations Room (uncredited)
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Peter Forbes-Robertson

Signalman - 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
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Tom Gill

Master of the Fleet - 'King George V' (uncredited)
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Harold Goodwin

Airman in Phone Montage (uncredited)
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Walter Gotell

Signals Officer Mueller on the 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
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Kathryn Greenaway

Miss Jackson - WRENS (uncredited)
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Cameron Hall

Civilian Worker on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
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John G. Heller

Lt. Becker on the 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
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David Hemmings

Seaman on 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
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Ian Hendry

Meteorological Officer on 'King George V' (uncredited)
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Hubert Hill

War Room Officer (uncredited)
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Ronald Hines

Officer on Bridge of 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
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Adolf Hitler

Self - at Launch of 'Bismarck' (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Alfred Hoffman

Quartermaster - 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
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Charles Houston

Airman - 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
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Glyn Houston

Seaman on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
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Norman Johns

Pilot - RAF Operations Room (uncredited)
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Patrick Jordan

Agent in Norway (uncredited)
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Edward Judd

Navigating Officer on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
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Sam Kydd

Civilian Worker on 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
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Hugh Latimer

Commander - War Room (uncredited)
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Bernard Lee

Firing Officer (uncredited)
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George Leech

War Room Officer (uncredited)
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Ronald Leigh-Hunt

Somers - Officer on 'King George V' (uncredited)
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Harry Locke

Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
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Ned Lynch

War Room Officer (uncredited)
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Sean Lynch

Mail Clerk on 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
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Barry MacGregor

Midshipman - 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
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Victor Maddern

Able Seaman, Final Scene (uncredited)
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Colin McKenzie

Naval Rating (uncredited)
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Hugh Moxey

Captain - Second Destroyer (uncredited)
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Russell Napier

Air Vice Marshal (uncredited)
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Anthony Oliver

Operations Officer on 'Ark Royal' (uncredited)
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Joe Phelps

Naval Officer (uncredited)
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Olaf Pooley

Officer of the Watch on 'Sheffield' (uncredited)
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George Pravda

Damage Control Officer on the 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
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Robin Ray

RAF Officer (uncredited)
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Edwin Richfield

Bridge Officer (uncredited)
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Robert Rietty

Captain Lindemann (voice) (uncredited)
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Michael Ripper

Able Seaman - Lookout on 'Suffolk' (uncredited)
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Pat Ryan

War Room Officer (uncredited)
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Michael Sarne

Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
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Frederick Schiller

Damage Control Officer (uncredited)
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Norman Shelley

Winston Churchill (voice) (uncredited)
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Julian Somers

Civilian Worker - 'Prince of Wales' (uncredited)
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Guy Standeven

Yeoman on King George V (uncredited)
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Graham Stark

Petty Officer Williams (uncredited)
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Gordon Sterne

German Officer (uncredited)
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John Stride

Tom Shepard - Gunner - 'Ark Royal' Air Gunner (uncredited)
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Fred Stroud

War Room Officer (uncredited)
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Donald Tandy

Air Commodore in Phone Montage (uncredited)
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Jack Taylor

Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
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Peter Taylor

Korvettenkapitan Adalbert Schneider (uncredited)
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Reg Thomason

Officer - HMS Sheffield (uncredited)
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Noel Trevarthen

Pilot - RAF Operations Room (uncredited)
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Ernst Walder

German Rating - 'Bismarck' (uncredited)
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John H. Watson

Officer - 'King George V' (uncredited)
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Ian Whittaker

Able Seaman - Final Scene (uncredited)
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Brian Worth

Torpedo Control Officer on First Destroyer (uncredited)
Crew
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Lewis Gilbert (II)

Director
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Edmund H. North

Writer
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Christopher Challis

Cinematograpy
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Clifton Parker

Music
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Sink the Bismarck!

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

5/20/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

Sink the Bismarck!

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

5/20/2003

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