R | | Drama, History, War
The life stories of the six men who raised the flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in World War II.
Pre-production began on the film when Million Dollar Baby (2004) was about to start filming.
Corpsman! Corpsman! Corpsman! Corpsman! For God sakes, corpsman! Corpsman! Corpsman!
During the ending credit roll, an actual photo taken during the heroes meeting with President Truman shows sailor John H. Bradley using a pair of crutches. In the film's re-creation of the event however, Bradley is shown without using or needing the aid of crutches.
There is an additional short sequence after the credits have ended.
$10,245,190 (USA) (22 October 2006)
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