The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

Also Known As

De vos van de woestijn ( Belgium ), Le renard du désert ( Belgium / France ), Rommel - ökenräven ( Sweden ), Rommel - ørkenræven ( Denmark ), Rommel la volpe del deserto ( Italy ), Rommel, el Zorro del Desierto ( Spain ), Rommel, der Wüstenfuchs ( Austria ), Rommel, erämaan kettu ( Finland ), Rommel, i alepou tis erimou ( Greece ), Rommel, Desert Fox ( UK ), Rommel, der Wüstenfuchs ( West Germany ), The Desert Fox ( USA )


The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

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James Mason

Field Marshal Erwin Johannes Rommel

Cedric Hardwicke

Dr. Karl Strolin

Jessica Tandy

Frau Lucie Marie Rommel

Luther Adler

Adolf Hitler


This biopic follows Rommel's career after the Afrika Korps, including his work on the defenses of Fortress Europe as well as his part in the assassination attempt on Hitler, and his subsequent suicide.

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brilliant21 September 2016

well worth a watch. loved in when i saw it growing up, and still do today.





The Desert Fox25 July 2012

James Mason at his best. I am not a fan of war movies, but this one is a rare exception. Thank you, Walt, for that comment! Now, I will look for The Desert Rats.





Thanks for that comment good to know.13 January 2012

Thanks for that comment good to know.





Thanks08 December 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.





thanks for the comment05 August 2011

gives us info about the movie





Original21 July 2011

Not bad. The movie Valkryie was pretty much a remake of this one.

type casting




Fine script10 July 2011

Despite flaws that mark all historical movies of any age, but especially biographies, I highly recommend THE DESERT FOX, especially for it's acting.





The Desert Fox04 April 2011

This is an excellent biopic of Erwin Rommel - perhaps the most respected German military leader of WW II - and a top tier war film. It is a companion film to "The Desert Rats", which also features James Mason as Rommel, but that film is specific to the Battle for Tobruk and the North Africa... more

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