Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Poster

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.


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  • Andrew Garfield and Luke Bracey in Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
  • Andrew Garfield in Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
  • Andrew Garfield in Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

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Trivia

James Horner was originally hired to compose the score. He had previously collaborated with Mel Gibson on The Man Without a Face (1993), Braveheart (1995), and Apocalypto (2006). After Horner's sudden death, John Debney (composer for The Passion of the Christ (2004)) was chosen as the film's composer. His completed score was rejected, and Rupert Gregson-Williams replaced him for the final cut.


Quotes

Desmond Doss: Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the Earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and His understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow...


Goofs

The real Desmond T. Doss enlisted and went through basic training in 1942 but during his court martial numerous officers are seen wearing the Combat Infantryman Badge a decoration not authorized for wear until November 1943.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Biography | Drama | History | War

Details

Release Date:

4 November 2016

Language

English, Japanese


Country of Origin

Australia, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,190,758 (USA) (4 November 2016)

Gross:

$67,115,062 (USA) (3 March 2017)

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