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94 % Certified Fresh
$ 27 Million



The Bridge on the River Kwai is a 1957 English-language Adventure Drama film written by Pierre Boulle, Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson. The movie is directed by David Lean and produced by Sam Spiegel under the banner of Horizon Pictures. After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to over his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it. The bridge on the river kwai features William Holden in the lead role along with an ensemble cast including Jack Hawkins, Alec Guinness, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Geoffrey Horne and André Morell. The screenplay is written by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson which is inspired from The Bridge over the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle. The music was composed by Malcolm Arnold. Cinematography was done by Jack Hildyard and editing by Peter Taylor. The film has a running time of 161 minutes. It was released on 11th October 1957 and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released and became successful at box office. The Bridge on the River Kwai was made on a budget of $2 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $27 million. Distribution rights for the film were acquired by Columbia Pictures. At the 1958 Oscar Awards It won 7 awards including: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Alec Guinness), Best Picture (Sam Spiegel), Best Director, Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing and Best Music, Scoring.

A war film directed by David Lean.
Where to Watch The Bridge on the River Kwai? Full movie is streaming online in HD on iTunes.

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Release Date 11 OCT 1957
Budget $ 2 MILLION

English, Japanese, Thai


Adventure , Drama , War

Cast & Crew

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