PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
The albatross and it being killed are plot points similar to the Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner".
We are here.
Cup: At 8,000 feet. This is it, boys.
Phil: You got it, Zamp?
Louis Zamperini: Roger.
Lambert: You hit this one, drinks are on me.
Louis Zamperini: I ain't going to a bar with you, handsome. You confuse all the broads.
Phil: Get your cameras, boys. I'm gonna light it up like Christmas.
The Japanese flag flown during World War 2 is the "Rising Sun". All instances in this movie indicate the flag flown is the modern Japanese flag with a red sun in a white background. This would NOT have been flown during World War 2.
English, Japanese, Italian
$30,621,445 (USA) (28 December 2014)
$115,637,895 (USA) (14 March 2015)