Hacksaw Ridge

  • -/10
  • 2h 19m
  • 2016

"Hacksaw Ridge" is a 2016 war film directed by Mel Gibson. The film is based on the true story of Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector who served as a medic during World War II and became a hero for his bravery on the battlefield without ever carrying a weapon. The movie stars Andrew Garfield as Desmond Doss, a devout Seventh-day Adventist and pacifist who enlists in the U.S. Army as a medic but refuses to bear arms due to his religious beliefs and commitment to non-violence. Despite facing discrimination and ridicule from his fellow soldiers, Doss is determined to save lives and becomes a medic in the brutal Battle of Okinawa. "Hacksaw Ridge" is known for its intense and realistic depiction of combat, particularly during the Battle of Okinawa, which is considered one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. The film explores themes of faith, courage, and the power of conviction as Doss risks his life to save wounded soldiers under heavy enemy fire. The film received critical acclaim for its powerful storytelling, Garfield's performance, and Gibson's direction. "Hacksaw Ridge" was nominated for several Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and won two Oscars for Best Film Editing and Best Sound Mixing. It is celebrated for its portrayal of a remarkable true story and its examination of the moral complexities of war.

  • Andrew Garfield
  • Sam Worthington
  • Luke Bracey
  • Drama