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Greyhound (2020)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History | 10 July 2020 (USA)
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Several months after the U.S. entry into World War II, an inexperienced U.S. Navy commander must lead an Allied convoy being stalked by a German submarine wolf pack.

Director:

Aaron Schneider

Writers:

Tom Hanks (screenplay by), C.S. Forester (based on the novel "The Good Shepherd" by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Hanks ... Captain Krause
Elisabeth Shue ... Evelyn
Stephen Graham ... Charlie Cole
Matt Helm ... Lt. Nystrom
Craig Tate ... Pitts
Rob Morgan ... Cleveland
Travis Quentin ... Ipsen
Jeff Burkes ... Shannon (as Jeffrey Burkes)
Matthew Zuk ... Flusser
Joseph Poliquin ... Lee Helmsman #1
Casey Bond ... Helmsman #1
Josh Wiggins ... Talker #1
Michael Benz ... Carling
Grayson Russell ... Signalman #1
Ian James Corlett ... Dicky
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Based upon the novel "The Good Shepherd" by C S Forester, this is the thrilling story of an Allied convoy crossing the North Atlantic in 1942 as it faces relentless attack by a German submarine wolf pack. The leader of the convoy's destroyer screen is a US Navy commander making his first Atlantic crossing. The story focuses on the his command responsibility as he fights the cold, the relentless night, the brutal sea, and his deep fatigue as he chases down the attacking submarines in the deadly game of cat and mouse. The exciting story, a thrilling ride-along with the beleaguered captain, so deeply portrays the elements of battle command that for a long period of time the book was used as a text at the US Naval Academy. Written by Nlappos

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The Only Thing More Dangerous Than the Front Lines Was the Fight to Get There

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Action | Drama | History | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for war-related action/violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The real convoy HX 25 sailed Halifax on March 5-1940 and arrived Liverpool on the 20th 1940. It consisted of 25 merchant ships (4 of which were not present at the start of the convoy), one ocean escort and between 4 and 6 convoy escorts, depending on date. 3 ships became stragglers and one of those came under aerial attack; otherwise there were no attacks or losses to the convoy. See more »

Goofs

Incorrectly regarded as goofs. African-Americans served as mess attendants and as ammo carriers as early as 1942, and before. See more »

Quotes

Gray Wolf: [on radio] Greyhound, good luck surviving the night.
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Crazy Credits

During the first part of the end credits, some black and white WW2 era clips are shown. See more »

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Featured in Today: Episode dated 7 July 2020 (2020) See more »

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It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
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Arranged by Bill Cunliffe
Performed by Bill Cunliffe
Courtesy of Black Toast Music
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Great movie
11 July 2020 | by lsmuller7679See all my reviews

Finally a movie that isn't conventional. We don't have to have character dev. This is a movie about war. If you need a backstory, learn some freaking history because it's pathetic how dumb Americans have gotten when it comes to history. The war in the Atlantic was very long and would be hard to make a movie out of it. How this movie is done, shows how the captains and crew would hunt and destroy Nazi u boats in that era. I'm glad the movie wasn't over 2 hrs like everything else in today's time. If you want to learn what it was like crossing the Atlantic during WW2, this movie is for you. If not, then yea I guess you'll say it's missed potential. I'd have to disagree, though


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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Greyhound See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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$50,300,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Surround 7.1

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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