The Guns of Navarone

The Guns of Navarone or Navarone can refer to: The Guns of Navarone (novel), a 1957 novel by Alistair MacLean, set during World War II The Guns of Navarone (film), a 1961 film based on the novel, starring Gregory Peck, David Niven, and Anthony Quinn The Guns of Navarone (song), the film's theme song, a hit for the Jamaican first-wave ska group The Skatalites and later covered by The Specials Force 10 From Navarone, a 1968 novel by Alistair MacLean, sequel to The Guns of Navarone Force 10 from Navarone (film), released in 1978 and loosely based on the 1968 novel by Alistair MacLean. Navarone (video game), an arcade video game released by Namco in 1980, loosely inspired by the film Navarone (band), a Dutch rock band

Production: Columbia Pictures
  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 12 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.6
Rotten Tomatoes:
95%
TV-PG
Year:
1961
158
1,101 Views

Mallory:
Can you do anything at all?

Corporal Miller:
I don't know. There's always a way to blow up explosives. The trick is not to be around when they go off. But aren't you forgetting something? The lady. As I see it we have three choices. One we can leave her here but there's no guarantee she won't be found, and in her case they won't need a truth drug. Two, we can take her with us, but that would make things worse than they are already. And three... well, that's Andrea's choice, remember?

Mallory:
You really want your pound of flesh, don't you?

Corporal Miller:
Yes, I do. You see, somehow I just couldn't get to sleep.

Mallory:
Well, if you're so anxious to kill her, go ahead!

Corporal Miller:
I'm not anxious to kill her, I'm not anxious to kill anyone. You see, I'm not a born soldier. I was trapped. You may find me facetious from time to time, but if I didn't make some rather bad jokes I'd go out of my mind. No, I prefer to leave the killing to someone like you, an officer and a gentleman, a leader of men.

Mallory:
If you think I wanted this, any of this, you're out of your mind, I was trapped like you, just like anyone who put on the uniform!

Corporal Miller:
Of *course* you wanted it, you're an officer, aren't you? I never let them make *me* an officer! I don't want the responsibility!

Mallory:
So you've had a free ride, all this time! Someone's *got* to take responsibility if the job's going to get done! You think that's easy?

Corporal Miller:
[shouts] I don't know! I'm not even sure who really is responsible any more.

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