Irish merchant seaman Murphy is the sole survivor of a World War II German U-boat attack in tropical waters. Picked up by a French oil engineer, he is taken to a native village hospital. Upon recovering, he learns about a downed seaplane. which he repairs and learns to fly. His plan: a personal vengeance on the submarine by destroying it with homemade Molotov cocktails. Murphy is drawn into a relentless struggle against the German boat, it is his private war.

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Murphy's War (1971)

PG

War · 1h 47m · 1/13/1971

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Murphy makes war, not love!

Description

Irish merchant seaman Murphy is the sole survivor of a World War II German U-boat attack in tropical waters. Picked up by a French oil engineer, he is taken to a native village hospital. Upon recovering, he learns about a downed seaplane. which he repairs and learns to fly. His plan: a personal vengeance on the submarine by destroying it with homemade Molotov cocktails. Murphy is drawn into a relentless struggle against the German boat, it is his private war.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Languages

English, German

Country

United Kingdom

Production Company

Michael Deeley-Peter Yates Films

Budget

$5,000,000
Cast
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Peter O'Toole

Murphy
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Siân Phillips

Hayden (as Sian Phillips)
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Philippe Noiret

Brezan
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Horst Janson

Lauchs
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John Hallam

Ellis
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Ingo Mogendorf

Voght
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John Clifford

Submarine Crewman (uncredited)
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Harry Fielder

German Sub Crewman (uncredited)
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George Roubicek

U-Boat Crewman (uncredited)
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Bob Simmons

member of German sub crew (uncredited)
Crew
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Max Catto

Writer
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Peter Yates

Director
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Stirling Silliphant

Writer
Disc Releases
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Murphy’s War

(DVD)

9/8/2020

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Murphy's War

(DVD)

6/10/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

Murphy's War

(DVD)

6/10/2003

Disc Title Front Cover

Murphy's War

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

1/30/2024

$26.57 -$13.38 (33%)

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