PG certificateThe War Lover is a Film programme that first aired in 1962 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The War Lover is a 2 star programme

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The War Lover (1962)

Directed by
Philip Leacock

A World War II adventure drama in which a maverick bomber pilot discovers a taste for carnage and revels in his role as daring hero. However, his war deteriorates when he is rejected by the English girlfriend of his more pragmatic co-pilot.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 110 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1962

2/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White

When is The War Lover next on TV?

It's next showing on 5Spike May 31st, 3:50pm and on 5Spike May 31st, 4:55pm. See more...


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