• The Fighting Sullivans (2008)

The Fighting Sullivans

Release Date: June 30th, 2008

DVD Release Date: October 26th, 1999

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

In this dramatization of a true story, five brothers from Iowa (James Cardwell, John Campbell, George Offerman Jr., John Alvin, Edward Ryan) grow up in an inseparable family during the Great Depression. When World War II strikes the country, the brothers feel compelled to serve their nation in its time of need. After joining the Navy, the siblings request to serve on the same ship -- a decision that turns out to be devastating for the family when their vessel is attacked at Guadalcanal.

Cast: Anne Baxter, Thomas Mitchell, Selena Royle, Ward Bond, Bobby Driscoll, Addison Richards, Edward Ryan, Trudy Marshall

Director: Lloyd Bacon

Genres: Docudrama

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: 1940s, Wife, Soldier, Fall, Sister, Rise, Emotional, Tense, Brother, 1930s, Death, Mother, Father, Love, Quest


Nominated Writing (Original Motion Picture Story)