About

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon and Pvt. Ira Hayes, who fought in the battle to take Iwo Jima from the Japanese.

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Directed by

Clint Eastwood

Written by

Paul Haggis (Screenplay)
William Broyles Jr. (Screenplay)

Runtime

132 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

They fight for their country but they die for their friends.

Cast

Keywords

world war ii japan duringcreditsstinger dying and death aftercreditsstinger 1940s pacific iwo jima

Photos

Lists

#373 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing John T. Reitz Gregg Rudloff David E. Campbell Walt Martin

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Editing Alan Robert Murray Bub Asman