R | | Biography, Drama, History
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.
When Dorothy gives Desmond the Bible before leaving for basic training it is bookmarked At 1 Samuel 17. This is the Old Testament account of David and Goliath. Many parallels can be found in these two stories.
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...
At least twice in the movie the Foley editors mistakenly use the sound of an M1 Garand rifle ejecting its clip as the sound of a bullet hitting or passing through a helmet (evident at 1:13:09 and especially at 1:19:27). This sound is very distinctive and fairly high in pitch. At 1:13:25 a much more accurate and lower pitched sound is used to represent the sound of a bullet hitting a helmet.
$15,190,758 (USA) (6 November 2016)
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