The Best of Enemies (1961)

NR 08/06/1962 (US) ComedyWar 1h 44m
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Meet the craziest pair of soldiers ever to play at war! - they're both prisoners - but who captured whom?


During World War II, a plane full of RAF fighter crashes in the Ethiopian desert and they are met upon by an enemy Italian patrol that allows them to go free. But, when the Brits are given orders to attack the Italians, lots of problems ensue.

  1. Guy Hamilton


  2. Agenore Incrocci


  3. Furio Scarpelli


  4. Suso Cecchi d'Amico


  5. Jack Pulman


  6. Luciano Vincenzoni


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  1. David Niven

    David Niven

    Maj. Richardson

  2. Alberto Sordi

    Alberto Sordi

    Capt. Blasi

  3. Michael Wilding

    Michael Wilding

    Lt. Burke

  4. Harry Andrews

    Harry Andrews

    Capt. Rootes

  5. Noel Harrison

    Lt. Hilary

  6. Amedeo Nazzari

    Amedeo Nazzari

    Maj. Fornari

  7. Aldo Giuffrè

    Aldo Giuffrè

    Sgt. Todini

  8. David Opatoshu

    David Opatoshu


  9. Tiberio Mitri

    Pvt. Moccia

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The Best of Enemies
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