175 mins R A Bridge Too Far | 1976 Drama, War The story of the Allied defeat at Arnhem in 1944. 175 mins R Director: Richard Attenborough, Sidney Hayers Writers: William Goldman, Cornelius Ryan Stars: Dirk Bogarde, James Caan, Michael Caine | See full cast & crew » Awards: 5 wins & 4 nominations | full awards » Jump to Related Articles Photos Cast & Crew 9Awards Synopsis Cast Dirk Bogarde ... Lieutenant General Frederick "Boy" Browning Actor James Caan ... Staff Sergeant Eddie Dohun Actor Michael Caine ... Lieutenant Colonel "Joe" Vandeleur Actor Sean Connery ... Major General Robert Urquhart Actor Edward Fox ... Lieutenant General Brian Horrocks Actor Elliott Gould ... Colonel Bobby Stout Actor Gene Hackman ... Major General Stanislaw Sosabowski Actor Anthony Hopkins ... Lieutenant Colonel John Frost Actor Hardy Kruger ... General Ludwig Actor Laurence Olivier ... Dr Spaander Actor Ryan O'Neal ... Brigadier General James M Gavin Actor Robert Redford ... Major Julian Cook Actor Full Cast & Crew Director Richard Attenborough Director Full Cast & Crew Writers William Goldman Screenplay Cornelius Ryan Book as Source Material Full Cast & Crew Company Joseph E Levine Productions Production Company Lieutenant General Horrocks Production Company Major-General Urquhart Production Company Full Cast & Crew Synopsis The story of the Allied defeat at Arnhem in 1944.