& FREE UK Delivery on orders dispatched by Amazon over £20. Delivery Details
Only 1 left in stock.
Sold by FREETIME and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Gallipoli [DVD] [1981] has been added to your Basket
+ £1.26 UK delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by musicMagpie
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Buy with confidence from a huge UK seller, all items despatched next day directly from the UK. All items are quality guaranteed.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Basket
£6.96
& FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £20.00. Details
Sold by: westworld-
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Gallipoli [DVD] [1981]

4.5 out of 5 stars 117 customer reviews

Additional DVD options
Amazon Price
New from Used from
DVD 1-Disc Version
£6.95
£6.95 £0.09
Sold by FREETIME and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more


Frequently bought together

  • Gallipoli [DVD] [1981]
  • +
  • The Lighthorsemen (1987)
Total price: £19.47
Buy the selected items together

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?


Product details

  • Actors: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Harold Hopkins, Charles Lathalu Yunipingu
  • Directors: Peter Weir
  • Writers: Peter Weir, David Williamson, Ernest Raymond
  • Producers: Ben Gannon, Francis O'Brien, Martin Cooper, Patricia Lovell
  • Format: PAL, Colour, Anamorphic, Widescreen, Dolby
  • Subtitles: Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: PG
  • Studio: Paramount
  • DVD Release Date: 7 May 2001
  • Run Time: 107 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 117 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B000059H5G
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 37,529 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Product Description

Two young Australian friends from distinct backgrounds are caught up on the Eastern Front of World War I in the confrontation betwee n Australia and the German Allied Turks. Bungling by the generals in command allows the Turks time to dig in and the battle becomes a mutual war of attrition.

From Amazon.co.uk

Gallipoli is well worth seeing for a number of good reasons. As a war movie, it ranks alongside the best of the genre: affecting without being sentimental, brutal without being gratuitous, and blessed with a credible, human screenplay by David Williamson. As an historical introduction to the disastrous Dardanelles campaign of 1915, it isn't bad--the odd liberties taken with the facts, while annoying (especially, one imagines, if you have ancestors among the 30,000 British troops buried on the peninsula) are just about forgivable. And as an explanation and distillation of the Gallipoli legend that looms so large in the Australian consciousness, it is unbeatable not least because the film itself did so much to fuel it. It is no coincidence that the numbers of Australians at the April 25th dawn service at Gallipoli have been increasing every year since the film was released in 1981.

Mel Gibson and Mark Lee play two young sprinters who join in the army in search of adventure iconic representatives of the generation of young men that the newly federated Australia pitched into the slaughter of World War I. While Gallipoli does not shirk from the reality they discover, nor does it quite allow the characters' enthusiasm for the enterprise ever to diminish, all of which helps make the climactic scenes, based on the suicidal assault enacted of the Australian Light Horse at The Nek on August 7th, 1915, among the most moving in modern cinema.

On the DVD: The disc is in anamorphic widescreen, and can be heard in either English or German; many more languages are available as subtitles. The two special features included are the cinema trailer for the film, which should serve thoroughly to enrage any Australian viewers with both its delivery (in an American accent) and patronising sales pitch ("From a place you've never heard of . . . comes a story you'll never forget".) There is also a brief interview with director Peter Weir, which yields a few faintly interesting reminiscences about the film's gestation, but fails completely to ask him any of the many questions about the Anzac legend, jingoism, and the relationship between historical truth and cinematic art, raised by the film. --Andrew Mueller

See all Product description

Customer reviews

Read reviews that mention

Top customer reviews

20 November 2017
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
12 January 2018
Format: Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
3 October 2017
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
26 February 2014
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
16 November 2009
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
11 July 2014
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
2 March 2017
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
10 January 2015
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse

Would you like to see more reviews about this item?


Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?