Title: Escape to Victory
Director: John Huston
Starring: Max Von Sydow, Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone, Pele.
Release date: 1981
The plot: A Major in the German army and former international soccer player organises a match involving his colleagues taking on a side comprising of Allied prisoners, which somehow happens to include Pele, Bobby Moore et al. Consequently, the allies resolve to devise a subtle escape plan during the match.
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