In one of the most harrowing true stories of World War II, three US Navy airmen crash land their torpedo bomber in the South Pacific and find themselves on a tiny life raft, surrounded by open ocean. No food. No water. No hope of rescue. Against incredible odds, these three virtual strangers must survive storms, sharks, starvation - and each other - as they try to sail more than a thousand miles to safety.
The American Film Company
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for thematic material involving peril and hardships, and for language
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Did You Know?
The plane shown in the movie, a Douglas Devastator, had to be created from the original blueprints as there are no longer any of these planes left in the world. See more
Shortly after the plane ditches in the ocean, it is shown sinking while two crew members are swimming to the surface. Yet even though the aircraft is already well under water, a fire still burns brightly in the front cockpit. See more
[over the radio
Chief, this is Aldrich. I'm losing her on the ARA.
Come on, where are you goin'?
Chief, I've lost the beacon. Over. Are we close Chief?
I'll give him a tap, maybe his com is down.
Written by John Philip Sousa See more