Overall Rank: 1130
Average Rating: 3.1/4
# of Ratings: 19
Theatrical Release Date: 10/20/2017
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/06/2018
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Actors: Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, James Badge Dale, Josh Brolin, Taylor Kitsch, Jeff Bridges
Plot: In June of 2013, a wildfire broke out in Yarnell, Arizona and several teams of firefighters were called in to battle the blaze. One of those was the Granite Mountain Hotshots an elite team from Prescott, Arizona that tragically lost 19 men to the blaze. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/10/2019
There are times where it feel like a made-for-TV movie, but "Only the Brave" is a worthy drama that pays affecting tribute to a group of unsung American heroes.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 01/14/2019
Many movies based on true stories can be tricky to adapt because either the story is made too emotional or too sensational. Only the Brave strikes a good balance between the characters and the story, and is made better by the casting of Miles Teller and Josh Brolin, both who shine. Jennifer Connelly and Jeff Bridges are also great in their supporting roles and you really get a feel for this group - and makes the impact of their sacrifice so much stronger.
Indyfreak - wrote on 03/15/2018
'ONLY THE BRAVE' is a great crowd-pleaser with strong performances and a script that deftly balances exciting firefighting action with emotionally charged drama. The ending will have you choking up with tears. The ensemble cast makes you feel for these characters.
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Rod - wrote on 09/21/2018
Generally a good film with decent narrative, direction and performances. The build up was smooth that everything seems to come up just right on time. I appreciate the simplicity of shots that it did not try to be an EPIC film, instead, just stick to the bravery and character development of these men. At first, I could not see artistry on how this film was shot, but as the movie continues, those aerial shots and the visual of running deer and bear in flame were really powerful. Although it is really hard to ignore Miles Teller's rawness among the pool of talented and veteran actors (Jennifer Connelly, Josh Brolin, Jeff Bridges, and many others), I would say Teller did enough to generate some emotion. This is definitely inspiring and moving. The subject was definitely worth the efforts of …