• Only the Brave (2017)

Only the Brave

Release Date: October 20th, 2017

DVD Release Date: February 6th, 2018

PG-13 |2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary

Through hope, determination, sacrifice and the drive to protect families and communities, the Granite Mountain Hotshots become one of the most elite firefighting teams in the country. While most people run from danger, they run toward it -- watching over lives, homes and everything people hold dear, forging a unique brotherhood that comes into focus with one fateful fire in Yarnell, Ariz.

Cast: Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Connelly, James Badge Dale, Taylor Kitsch, Andie MacDowell, Geoff Stults

Director: Joseph Kosinski

Genres: Adventure , Drama

Production Co: Condé Nast Entertainment, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Black Label Media, Relevant Entertainment

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: 2000s, Wife, Emotional, Small town, Love, Pursuit, Sacrifice, Intense, Passionate

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Kosinski settles for a simplistic ending, and the film can’t avoid certain narrative predictability, but for all its conventionality, it’s also brave enough to push against those conventions to find the humanity within its heroes. show more

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Because of its cast of young men being buff and hormonal and good at their jobs, one could say that Only the Brave is the Top Gun of firefighter movies, the difference being that the new film feels like it's embedded in reality rather than in an aerial wet dream. show more

  • 60
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Their homegrown spirit is so appealing, and their history so affecting, that you want to overlook the shortcomings of a dutiful, derivative script, with its several inspirational strands and dearth of essential details. show more

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