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|Starring Andrew Garfield
NOMINATED FOR SIX OSCARS INCLUDING 'BEST ACTOR' ANDREW GARFIELD
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss (Garfield), 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.
Desmond T. Doss was
a member of the US Army's 77th Infantry Division. Known as the
"Liberty Division", the 77th fought at Guam, Leyte (Philippines)
and Okinawa. One of its units, Company C of the 306th Infantry
Regiment, left the US in 1944 with 203 officers and men. By
war's end in August 1945, just 13 of the original members were
left. The 77th fought alongside the Marines, and a newspaper
article during the war described how the division's soldiers
fought so well at Guam that they earned the ultimate
compliment--the Leathernecks nicknamed their Army counterparts
the "77th Marine Division."
The first film directed by Mel
a decade, since Apocalypto (2006),
and took on the project after Randall Wallace dropped out.
Gibson said the concept of the movie appealed to him because it
portrayed a 'real life' superhero without any of the spandex.
When the film premiered at The Venice Film Festival in September
2016, it received a 9 minute, 45 second standing ovation.
Gibson timed it himself.
Doss was known to carry a Bible with him, even in battle.
At one point, he lost it, and it wasn't retrieved until after he
had returned home due to his injuries. His division, after
capturing the area, searched for some time until they had found
While it's believed that Doss saved 75 men by directly lowering
them from the escarpment during the battle, he also treated
around 55 more that were able to retreat without assistance
after treatment during the battle. Over the course of his
tour, which lasted approximately 3 weeks, he rescued nearly 300
Friday Only! Two Screenings! 6:15pm & 9:00pm
Rated 'R' | Under 17, not admitted without accompanying parent
or guardian. Sorry, no exceptions | Runtime 2 hours