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.
The film received a standing ovation lasting nine minutes and 48 seconds at the Venice Film Festival in September 2016. Mel Gibson timed it himself.
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...
The most glaring error of the whole movie is the rope ladder the US soldiers use to climb to the top of the cliff to go fight the Japanese. It would be almost impossible for this rope ladder to be installed, and even if it were somehow installed the Japanese would simply cut the ropes at the top.
$15,190,758 (USA) (4 November 2016)
$67,115,062 (USA) (3 March 2017)
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