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WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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Directed by

Mel Gibson

Written by

Robert Schenkkan (Screenplay)
Andrew Knight (Screenplay)

Runtime

140 minutes

Country

United States of America, Australia

Language

English

Tagline

One of the greatest heroes in American history never fired a bullet.

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Keywords

biography world war ii gore religion japan war alcoholic based on true events based on a true story soldier bible religious war hero us military violent father pacifism conscientious objector medic

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