Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

  • R
  • 2016
  • 140 min
  • Australia, USA
  • biography, drama, history
8/10

The true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss, who won the Congressional Medal of Honor despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds.

Director: Mel Gibson

Screenwriters: Robert Schenkkan, Andrew Knight

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Vince Vaughn

Hacksaw Ridge uses a real-life pacifist's legacy to lay the groundwork for a gripping wartime tribute to faith, valor, and the courage of remaining true to one's convictions.

Director


  • Mel Gibson
    Mel Gibson

    Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson, AO (born January 3, 1956) is an actor, film director, producer and screenwriter. Born in Peekskill, New York, Gibson moved with his parents to Sydney, Australia when he was 12 years old and later studied acting at the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art. After appearing in the Mad Max and Lethal Weapon series, Gibson went on to direct and star...

Main Cast


Content


Tagline: One of the greatest heroes in American history never fired a bullet.

Genres: biography, drama, history, war

Certificate: R

Categories: okinawa, conscientious objector, world war two, pacifism, war violence, japanese army, horrors of war, violent father, bible, gore, soldier, religious, alcoholic, war hero, medic, u.s. military

Details


Year: 2016

Runtime: 140 min

Country: Australia, USA

Language: English, Japanese

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Atmos

Reviews


  • Peter Bradshaw (Guardian)

    Hacksaw Ridge is an old-fashioned war film, melded with a kind of new-fashioned explicitly violent drama. Full Review ...