True story of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, its crew's struggle to survive the sharks and exposure, and the captain's scape-goat court-martial.
Did You Know?
On 20 August 2017, Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen
announced that a search team he led had found the wreckage of the Indianapolis two days earlier in the North Pacific at a depth of 5500 meters. See more
In the scene where a seaplane lands at sea to rescue the crew, the plane used is a Grumman Albatross. However, this aircraft was not put into service until 1949. The real life aircraft that rescued the crew, was a Catalina PBY. See more
Captain. You are a man who believes in fate?
Capt. Charles Butler McVay
No. I'm a man who was trying to accept it.
It is not easy being a survivor.