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PG-13| 2 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
As a boy, Louis "Louie" Zamperini is always in trouble, but with the help of his older brother, he turns his life around and channels his energy into running, later qualifying for the 1936 Olympics. When World War II breaks out, Louie enlists in the military. After his plane crashes in the Pacific, he survives an incredible 47 days adrift in a raft, until his capture by the Japanese navy. Sent to a POW camp, Louie becomes the favorite target of a particularly cruel prison commander.

Cast: Jack O'Connell , Domhnall Gleeson , Garrett Hedlund , Miyavi , Finn Wittrock , Jai Courtney , Maddalena Ischiale , Vincenzo Amato

Director: Angelina Jolie

Genres: Biography, War, Historical drama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Unbroken (2014)

Release Date: December 25th, 2014|2 hr. 17 min.

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fan reviews ( 25 )
  • Jolie has an army of craftsmen in her corner, notably camera poet Roger Deakins (No Country for Old Men). But it's her vision that gives Unbroken a spirit that soars. In honoring Louis' endurance, she does herself proud. show more

  • One of these days, Angelina Jolie might very well direct a great movie. She has a rare talent and intense concerns and interests. But first she is going to have to suppress some self-defeating impulses that have now twice taken potentially effective films and rendered them ridiculous. show more

  • As directed by Angelina Jolie, it is occasionally powerful, with soaring visuals. It also is, however, stately and slow to the point of tedium. show more

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  • January 25, 2015 lindpair
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    A Most moving movie which was directed with excellence! I was not happy that it did not receive any awards during the Golden Globes or nominations for the Academy awards. There are many more stories out there about so many heroes and experiences men and women have had in past Wars.

  • January 15, 2015 Dave
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    Fantastic film and so well played. First time in a very long time that I have gone to see a film and at the end everyone clapped.

  • January 14, 2015 sheila
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    The best true story I have ever seen....God Bless our Miliatary brothers...IF YOU CAN MEET IT YOU CAN TAKE IT......BLESS YOU ALL

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'Unbroken' Star Jack O'Connell Really Wants to Play Elvis (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on December 23, 2014

If you don't know who Jack O'Connell is, you're about to: the 23-year-old British actor, whose accent is so thick you could easily mistake him for a Dickensian street urchin, stars as Louis Zamperini,...

The 'Unbroken' Trailer Makes a Bid for All the Oscars (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on July 10, 2014

Angelina Jolie can be currently seen on movie screens worldwide as the title character in Disney's blockbuster "Maleficent," which recently became Jolie's most successful movie ever, with a worldwide ...

The Trailer for Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' Will Leave You Inspired (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on February 18, 2014

"As a kid, I was always in trouble. I was rotten," Louis Zamperini tells the camera with a chuckle in the first trailer for "Unbroken." This Olympic athlete turned American war hero is the subject o...

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