5.2/10
10,770
149 user 35 critic

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)

Trailer
1:51 | Trailer
During World War II, an American navy ship is sunk by a Japanese submarine leaving 890 crewmen stranded in shark infested waters.

Director:

Mario Van Peebles
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Cage ... Captain McVay
Tom Sizemore ... McWhorter
Thomas Jane ... Lt. Adrian Marks
Matt Lanter ... Bama
James Remar ... Admiral Parnell
Brian Presley ... Waxman
Yutaka Takeuchi ... Hashimoto
Johnny Wactor ... Connor
Adam Scott Miller Adam Scott Miller ... D'Antonio
Cody Walker ... West
Callard Harris ... Lt. Standish
Craig Tate ... Garrison
Joey Capone ... Alvin
Emily Tennant ... Clara
Shamar Sanders Shamar Sanders ... Quinn
Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A group of strangers come to the aid of a single mother seeking to bring her rapists to justice.

Director: Johnny Martin
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Anna Hutchison, Talitha Eliana Bateman
Army of One (2016)
Biography | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

After a personal visit by God himself, the eccentric construction worker Gary Faulkner takes the decision to embark on an adventure in the badlands of Pakistan to bring Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden to justice.

Director: Larry Charles
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Russell Brand, Wendi McLendon-Covey
The Runner I (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

In the aftermath of the 2010 BP oil spill, an idealistic but flawed politician is forced to confront his dysfunctional life after his career is destroyed in a sex scandal.

Director: Austin Stark
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Sarah Paulson, Peter Fonda
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A dystopian thriller set in the year 2030 that sees the world in a permanent state of economic recession and facing serious environmental problems as a result of global warming.

Director: Rob W. King
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Sarah Lind, Jakob Davies
Arsenal (2017)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A Southern mobster attempts to rescue his kidnapped brother.

Director: Steven C. Miller
Stars: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Adrian Grenier
Inconceivable (2017)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A mother looks to escape her abusive past by moving to a new town where she befriends another mother, who grows suspicious of her.

Director: Jonathan Baker
Stars: Gina Gershon, Nicky Whelan, Nicolas Cage
The Trust (2016)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A pair of cops investigating a drug invasion stumble upon a mysterious bank vault.

Directors: Alex Brewer, Benjamin Brewer
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Elijah Wood, Sky Ferreira
Rage (2014)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

When the daughter of a reformed criminal is kidnapped, he rounds up his old crew and seeks his own brand of justice.

Director: Paco Cabezas
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Rachel Nichols, Max Ryan
211 (2018)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

While on a routine patrol, an aging cop, his partner and their ride-along get caught in a standoff with a band of former mercenaries robbing a bank.

Director: York Alec Shackleton
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Sophie Skelton, Michael Rainey Jr.
Pay the Ghost (2015)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A professor frantically searches for his son who was abducted during a Halloween carnival.

Director: Uli Edel
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Veronica Ferres
Dog Eat Dog I (2016)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A crew of ex-cons are hired by a Cleveland mafioso to kidnap the baby of a rival mobster.

Director: Paul Schrader
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Matthew Cook
Looking Glass I (2018)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A couple buy a desert motel where they find that strange, mysterious events occur.

Director: Tim Hunter
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Robin Tunney, Marc Blucas
Edit

Storyline

The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and relentless shark attacks. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Based on a true story of survival.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for war-related images and brief language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Nicolas Cage and James Remar co-starred 32 years earlier in 1984's "The Cotton Club" See more »

Goofs

During the rescue, a PBY sailor exclaims "holy sh*t!" This phrase was not used until the 1970's. See more »

Quotes

Admiral Parnell: President Truman has chosen you and your crew to lead a highly classified mission.
See more »

Crazy Credits

During the credits, old photos from the USS Indianapolis and her crew roll alongside the credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Concerned Space Wives or The Freelancer (2018) See more »

User Reviews

 
Laughably Bad
31 October 2016 | by charlesmonaganSee all my reviews

The true story of the Indianapolis is a compelling one of bravery, intrigue, unimaginable suffering and governmental cowardice. This movie never comes close to conveying any of that. It rushes through the set-up, never pausing for us to get to know any of the principals in any depth. The movie can't wait to get to the sharks, but when it does, it almost turns into a comedy of unconvincing action, gaps in logic, ridiculous dialogue and clumsy CGI. Poor Nic Cage is reduced to a near catatonic state, forced into unnatural situations and dubious decisions. In Jaws, Spielberg did a better job in five minutes with Quint's recounting of his Indianapolis experience than this movie does in two hours. A fiasco. McHale's Navy was more realistic.


90 of 112 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 149 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

14 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,158,568
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed