Overview

During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as smooth and risk-free as possible for himself. But things become complicated when he falls for an English woman, and his commanding officer's nervous breakdown leads to Charlie being sent on a senseless and dangerous mission.

  1. Arthur Hiller

    Director

  2. William Bradford Huie

    Novel

  3. Paddy Chayefsky

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Garner

    James Garner

    Lt. Cmdr. Charles Edward Madison

  2. Julie Andrews

    Julie Andrews

    Emily Barham

  3. Melvyn Douglas

    Melvyn Douglas

    Adm. William Jessup

  4. James Coburn

    James Coburn

    Lt. Cmdr. Paul 'Bus' Cummings

  5. Joyce Grenfell

    Joyce Grenfell

    Mrs. Barham

Full Cast & Crew

The Americanization of Emily
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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 27, 1964
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 55m

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