Breakthrough (1979)

16 03/01/1979 (DE) DramaHistoryWar 1h 51m

Burton...Mitchum...Steiger...Enemies...Yet Allies In Combat With Destiny!


Starting in late May 1944, during the German retreat on the Eastern Front, Captain Stransky (Helmut Griem) orders Sergeant Steiner (Richard Burton) to blow up a railway tunnel to prevent Russian forces from using it. Steiner's platoon fails in its mission by coming up against a Russian tank. Steiner then takes a furlough to Paris just as the Allies launch their invasion of Normandy.

  1. Peter Berneis


  2. Tony Williamson


  3. Andrew V. McLaglen


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  1. Richard Burton

    Richard Burton

    Sergeant Steiner

  2. Rod Steiger

    Rod Steiger

    General Webster

  3. Helmut Griem

    Helmut Griem

    Major Stransky

  4. Klaus Löwitsch

    Klaus Löwitsch


  5. Michael Parks

    Michael Parks

    Sergeant Anderson

  6. Werner Pochath

    Werner Pochath


  7. Robert Mitchum

    Robert Mitchum

    Colonel Rogers

  8. Véronique Vendell

    Véronique Vendell


  9. Horst Janson

    Horst Janson

    Captain Berger

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Original Title Steiner - Das Eiserne Kreuz Teil II

Status Released

Original Language German

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