- Rated: PG-13
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 56 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: December 19, 2006
- Originally Released: 1965
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.39
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - French
- Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Featurette: "A Look Back at Crossbow"
- Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Based on actual historical events and characters, this World War II spy thriller focuses on the development of Hitler's secret rocket weapons, the V.1 and V.2 flying bombs, and the Allied efforts to destroy them.
Description by Warner Home Video:
A fearsome rumor reaches Britain's World War II command. The Nazis are developing rocket technology that could rain death on London and, then, New York. Quickly, England develops a plan to send saboteurs into the sites manufacturing the rockets. Just moments after the carefully chosen commandos parachute into the drop zone, their pilot receives an urgent message. The mission may be compromised. Abort.
Operation Crossbow is the partly fact-based tale of how that team succeeded against daunting odds. Michael Anderson (The Dam Busters, Logan's Run) directs, guiding a huge cast in a film that builds to a spectacular finale, yet never neglects war's unsparing personal costs. As a record of a wartime espionage incursion and as an intrigue-filled thriller, Operation Crossbow is on both counts Operation Accomplished.
During World War II, the British suspect that the Nazis are secretly building a new kind of long-range missile. English operatives -- disguised as German scientists -- are then sent to discover the source of the weapons -- and sabotage the project. Can the spies thwart the efforts of the nefarious Nazis'