Overall Rank: 2303
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 49
Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2014
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/24/2015
Genre: Drama, War
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Angelina Jolie
Actors: Jack O'Connell, Takamasa Ishihara, Domhnall Gleeson, Jai Courtney, Finn Wittrock, Garrett Hedlund
Plot: The true story of Louis Zamperini - an Olympic runner who went from glory on the track, to WWII hero as he survived not only being stranded in the ocean, but also a Japanese POW camp. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/03/2019
Jack O'Connell does great as a war movie everyman hero, but the film is predictable failed 'Oscar-bait.'
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smeagol - wrote on 05/03/2015
Based on the true story of Louis Zamperini who started out as a olympic runner but then ended up in the army during the world war . unluckily his plane crashed and he ends up stranded on the ocean with 2 other crew members only then to be rescued by the japanese who then put him in a prisoner of war camp where one officer seems to go out of his way to break him.
This is a very good film i enjoyed it all. and it was something you could really get into and lost in. i was so lost in it i didn't see the shark coming whch made me jump out of my seat and you dont get that even with a horror movie lol
Ive read some reviews on this which were a little luke warm. all i will say is you would have to be born souless to not appreciate that this is a good movie. case it is !
The beginning story …
Matthew Brady - wrote on 01/11/2015
If I Can Take It, I Can Make It. True words of wisdom right they.
Unbroken is a true story about a Olympian and war hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini played by (Jack O'Connell) who, along with two other crewmen, survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII-only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
Unbroken is directed by the Oscar wining actress Angelina Jolie, and this isn't the first she directed a film, yeah she directed one Documentary I think and she also did a film called "In the Land of Blood and Honey", and what I heard these two films she did (Even the Documentary) was slammed and hated by everyone. I haven't really seen those two films (And I never will) but now she directs Unbroken and I can safely say that this movie …
Chris Kavan - wrote on 01/04/2015
Next time I tell you about how bad a day I've had or how terrible my life is - just remind me of Unbroken and life Louis Zamperini had to live during WWII - shot down, surviving 45 days out at sea, surviving not one but two Japanese POW camps - anything life has thrown at me through this point pales in comparison.
Zamperini (played by Jack O'Connell) grew up as a petty thief but thanks to the love and support of his brother, Pete, he turned his back on that life and turned to running - specifically cross-country, which in turn led him to the 1936 Summer Olympics in Germany. These flashbacks are interspersed with his role as a bomb operator - missions which hold the very real danger of death. When their own plane is damaged, they are given the relatively benign task of a rescue …
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