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Action & Adventure Drama Rated: 7+ (PG)19572h 41mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Based on Books Prison War Country: United Kingdom 
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The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.The Bridge on the River Kwai featuring William Holden and Alec Guinness is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 5 others. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (184,275 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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#439 Ranked Movie

#6 Ranked in River Movies

#19 Ranked in Prison Movies

#32 Ranked in History Movies

The Bridge on the River Kwai has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (184,275 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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