The Eagle Has Landed

The daring World War II plot that changed the course of history.

The Eagle Has Landed (1976)


When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.

Director: John Sturges
Writer: Tom Mankiewicz

Release Date: 1976-12-24
Status: Released
Run time: 135 min / 2:15
Budget: $6,000,000
Production Companies : Associated General Films, ITC
Production Country: United Kingdom



Michael Caine
Col. Kurt Steiner
Donald Sutherland
Liam Devlin
Robert Duvall
Col. Max Radl
Jenny Agutter
Molly Prior
Donald Pleasence
Anthony Quayle
Admiral Canaris
Jean Marsh
Joanna Grey
Sven-Bertil Taube
Captain von Neustadt
John Standing
Father Verecker
Judy Geeson
Treat Williams
Captain Clark
Larry Hagman
Colonel Pitts
Alexei Jawdokimov
Corporal Kuniski
Michael Byrne
Joachim Hansen
Maurice Roeves
Major Corcoran
David Gilliam
Jeff Conaway
Tim Barlow
John Barrett
Laker Armsby
Siegfried Rauch
Sgt. Brandt
Keith Buckley
Hauptmann Gericke
Terence Plummer
Arthur Seymour
Tim Barlow
George Wilde
Kate Binchy
Mrs. White
Rob Reece
Jack McCulloch


Production Irene Lamb Casting
Writing Tom Mankiewicz Screenplay
Editing Anne V. Coates Editor
Sound Lalo Schifrin Original Music Composer
Art Peter Murton Production Design
Camera Anthony B. Richmond Director of Photography
Directing John Sturges Director
Sound Robin Gregory Sound Recordist
Production Jack Wiener Producer
Writing Jack Higgins Novel
Production David Niven Jr. Producer
Production Ray Freeborn Location Manager

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