The Great Raid

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama, War
Running Time:  133 min.
Release Date: August 12, 2005
DVD: December 20, 2005

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Cast: Benjamin Bratt, James Franco, Connie Nielsen, Joseph Fiennes, Mark Consuelos, Marton Csokas

Synopsis

Set in the Philippines in 1945, this is based on the true story of the 6th Ranger Battalion, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Mucci (Bratt), who undertake a daring rescue mission against all odds.

Traveling 30 miles behind enemy lines, the 6th Ranger Battalion aims to liberate over 500 American prisoners-of-war from the notorious Cabanatuan Japanese POW camp in the most audacious rescue ever.

Director: John Dahl
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Lawrence Bender, Martin Katz
Screenplay: Hossein Amini, Kevin Lund, T.J. Scott, Douglas Miro, Carlo Bernard
Official Site: www.miramax.com/the_great_raid/

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