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Patton
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Directed By
Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast
George C. Scott
Distributed By
Country
200px-Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg
Language
English
Release Date
April 2, 1970
Runtime
170 minutes
Rating
Rating PG
Budget
$12,625,000
Gross
$61,749,765

Patton is a 1970 American biographical war film about U.S. General George S. Patton during World War II. It stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates, and Karl Michael Vogler. It was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner from a script by Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North, who based their screenplay on the biography Patton: Ordeal and Triumph by Ladislas Farago and Omar Bradley's memoir A Soldier's Story. The film was shot in 65mm Dimension 150 by cinematographer Fred J. Koenekamp, and has a music score by Jerry Goldsmith. It was co-written by Francis Ford Coppola.

Patton won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

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