Overview

A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. When a group of British soldiers are sent on a mission behind enemy lines, things don't go exactly to plan. This film differs in that some of the 'heroes' are very reluctant, but they come good when they are pursued by the Japanese who are determined to prevent them returning to base.

  1. Robert Aldrich

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Lukas Heller

    Screenplay

  3. Robert Sherman

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Caine

    Michael Caine

    Pvt. Tosh Hearne

  2. Cliff Robertson

    Cliff Robertson

    Lt. Sam Lawson

  3. Henry Fonda

    Henry Fonda

    Capt. John G Nolan

  4. Ian Bannen

    Ian Bannen

    Pvt. Jock Thornton

  5. Harry Andrews

    Harry Andrews

    Col. Thompson

Full Cast & Crew

Too Late the Hero
Too Late the Hero

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 20, 1970
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 25m

Budget $6,250,000.00

Revenue -

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