The Angry Hills (film)

The Angry Hills (film)

The Angry Hills
Directed by Robert Aldrich
Starring Robert Mitchum
Stanley Baker
Music by Richard Rodney Bennett
Cinematography Stephen Dade
Edited by Peter Tanner
Distributed by MGM
Release dates
  • July 29, 1959 (1959-07-29)
Running time 105 min.
Country United States
Language English
Budget $1,190,000[1]
Box office $1,285,000[1]

The Angry Hills is a 1959 film directed by Robert Aldrich, based on the novel by Leon Uris, and starring Robert Mitchum and Stanley Baker.


Set in April 1941 in Athens just before the German invasion, the film follows an American journalist who possesses a list of Greek resistance leaders. After getting the list, he is pursued by all types of people keen to have it: Communist resistance fighters, Gestapo and Greek collaborators.



The film was shot from June to December 1958.[2]

Box Office

According to MGM records the film earned $510,000 in the US and Canada and $775,000 elsewhere, resulting in a loss of $497,000.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study .
  2. ^ Alain Silver and James Ursini, Whatever Happened to Robert Aldrich?, Limelight, 1995 p 251

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