The movie Rommel is a 2012 German-British biographical war film directed by Werner Herzog and starring Tom Cruise as Erwin Rommel. The film tells the story of Rommel's military career during World War II, from his early days as a tank commander in the North African campaign to his role in the failed assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler in 1944. Rommel is a complex and controversial figure. He was a brilliant military strategist and a popular commander, but he was also a loyal Nazi who supported Hitler's regime. The film explores Rommel's personal motivations and his complex relationship with Hitler. The film was a critical and commercial success. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction.

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Rommel (2012)

War/Action/Television/Drama · 1h 58m

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From the landings to the assassination attempt.

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The movie Rommel is a 2012 German-British biographical war film directed by Werner Herzog and starring Tom Cruise as Erwin Rommel. The film tells the story of Rommel's military career during World War II, from his early days as a tank commander in the North African campaign to his role in the failed assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler in 1944. Rommel is a complex and controversial figure. He was a brilliant military strategist and a popular commander, but he was also a loyal Nazi who supported Hitler's regime. The film explores Rommel's personal motivations and his complex relationship with Hitler. The film was a critical and commercial success. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction.

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Status

Released

Languages

German, French, English

Countries

Germany, France, Austria

Production Companies

ARD Degeto Film, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Cactus Films, Südwestrundfunk (SWR), Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF), teamWorx Television & Film

Budget

$6,000,000
Cast
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Ulrich Tukur

Erwin Rommel
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Tim Bergmann

Oberleutnant Hofacker
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Ralf Dittrich

Burgdorf
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Stefan Gilly

Rommels Luftspäher
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Rolf Kanies

Oberst Finckh
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Arthur Klemt

Helmut Knochen
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Thomas Limpinsel

Horst
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Patrick Mölleken

Manfred Rommel
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Robert Schupp

Aldinger
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Peter Wolf

Kaltenbrunner
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Hubertus Hartmann

Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel
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Klaus J. Behrendt

General Guderian
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Andreas Bendig

Offizier
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Herbert Forthuber

General von Boineburg
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Vicky Krieps

Comtesse La Roche-Guyon
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Oliver Nägele

Gen. Major von Blumentritt
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Vlasto Peyitch

Offizier Beckenbach
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Jean Denis Römer

SD-Offizier
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Benjamin Sadler

General Speidel
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Johannes Silberschneider

Adolf Hitler
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Aglaia Szyszkowitz

Lucie Rommel
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Thomas Thieme

Gen. Feldmarschall von Kluge
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Leo van Kann

Oberleutnant
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Maximilian von Pufendorf

Gen. Major von Tempelhoff
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Hanns Zischler

Gen. Feldmarschall von Rundstedt
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Joe Bausch

Gen. Feldmarschall Keitel (uncredited)
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Harry Blank

Generalleutnant Schmundt (uncredited)
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Michael Kranz

Fahrer Karl Daniel (uncredited)
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Hary Prinz

von Schweppenburg (uncredited)
Crew
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Nikolaus Stein von Kamienski

Director
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Nikolaus Stein von Kamienski

Writer
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Disc Releases
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Rommel

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/28/2017

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