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Breakthrough

Duration:
93 min | Germany:111 min | USA:115 min
Genres:
Drama | War
IMDB rate:
4.9
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Details
Country: West Germany
Filming Locations: St. Marx slaughterhouse, Vienna, Austria
Cast
Actor
Character
Richard Burton
Sgt. Rolf Steiner
Rod Steiger
Gen. Webster
Helmut Griem
Maj. von Stransky
Klaus Löwitsch
Uffz. Krüger
Werner Pochath
Schütze Keppel
Véronique Vendell
Yvette (as Veronique Vendell)
Horst Janson
Capt. Berger
Joachim Hansen
Capt. Kistner
Walter Ullrich
Schütze Hauser
Dieter Schidor
Cpl. Paul Anselm
Bruno Dietrich
Schütze Nissen
Günter Clemens
Cpl. Dorfmann
Michael Büttner
Schütze Junghans (as Wolfgang Büttner)
Dieter B. Gerlach
Uffz. Klingsmann
Günter Meisner
SS-Offizier
Curd Jürgens
Gen. Hofmann
Robert Mitchum
Col. Rogers
Thomas Braut
Sgt. Rolf Steiner
Michael Brennicke
Soldier (voice: German version) (uncredited)
Gernot Duda
Several Roles (voice: German version) (uncredited)
Arnold Marquis
Col. Rogers (voice: German version) (uncredited)
Edgar Ott
Gen. Webster (voice: German version) (uncredited)
Sieghardt Rupp
Cpl. Rothe (uncredited)
Hans-Jürgen Schatz
Schulze (uncredited)
Peter Thom
Several Roles (voice: German version) (uncredited)
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Trivia
Originally James Coburn intended to reprise his The Cross of Iron (1977) role as Steiner, but he pulled out at the last minute and was replaced by Richard Burton.
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The film was also released under the titles "Sergeant Steiner" and "Steiner: Iron Cross Part II".
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The only sequel ever to a Sam Peckinpah film.
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Goofs
German NCO parading his platoon with the command "Ten Hut", how very Teutonic.
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Some German soldiers are seen carrying American M1 rifles, even at the Russian front scenes.
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Photos from cast
Sonja Jeannine Michael Parks