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Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)

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When the war ended, his battle began. Based on Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book, UNBROKEN: PATH TO REDEMPTION begins where Unbroken ends, sharing the next amazing chapter of Olympian ... See full summary »

Director:

Harold Cronk

Writers:

Richard Friedenberg (screenplay by), Ken Hixon (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Samuel Hunt ... Louis Zamperini
Merritt Patterson ... Cynthia Applewhite
Bobby Campo ... Pete Zamperini
David Sakurai ... Watanabe 'The Bird'
Vincenzo Amato ... Anthony Zamperini
Maddalena Ischiale ... Louise Zamperini
Gianna Simone ... Sylvia Zamperini
Ali Eagle ... Virginia Zamperini
Will Graham ... Billy Graham
Andrew Caldwell ... Harry Read
Gary Cole ... Dr. George Bailey
Bob Gunton ... Major Zeigler
Donald Martin Stark Donald Martin Stark ... Reggie
David DeLuise ... Howard Lambert
Scott Subiono ... Fred Porter
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When the war ended, his battle began. Based on Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book, UNBROKEN: PATH TO REDEMPTION begins where Unbroken ends, sharing the next amazing chapter of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini's powerful true story of forgiveness, redemption, and amazing grace.

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When the war ended, his battle began. See more »

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Biography | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for thematic content and related disturbing images | See all certifications »

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USA

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English | Italian

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Unbroken: Path to Redemption See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,238,723, 16 September 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,216,488, 28 November 2018
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The film's release date in the United States was just one week after the release date of director Harold Cronk's previous film, God Bless The Broken Road (2018). See more »

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He was addressed as "Captain", but when he is shown floating on the raft his jacket has Sergeant Stripes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018) See more »

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What a Friend We Have in Jesus
Written by Joseph M. Scriven (as Joseph Scriven), Charles Crozat Converse (as Charles Converse)
Performed by The Johnson Family Singers
Courtesy of Betty Johnson/Bliss Tavern Music
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Unbroken by the Overly Critical
15 September 2018 | by nathanb-martinSee all my reviews

What makes a great film based on a true story? In my opinion, the film is great if it follows the actual story and doesn't deviate from the course that someone actually lived. Louis Zamperini is a man whose story shaped much of my teenage years and continues to influence the man I am becoming. I learned a lot of lessons from his stories. That nothing in life is ever too hard to overcome. That resiliency, faith, courage, and strength can get you through anything. That forgiveness can set you free from a dark past. And above all else, God is in control of everything and uses everything for our good, yes, even our pain. I know that not everyone believes in God, and many reject His existence. But the story Unbroken is incomplete without God in it. I, like so many others, felt empty after the first Unbroken film in 2014. While the movie was mostly accurate, it left out so many important details. The last half of Zamperini's story is summed up in a sad two sentences at the end of the film and God was swept under the rug. So once again, I like so many others felt utterly relieved when it was announced that a sequel was in the works to finish the story. I am proud to say that this movie exceeded my expectations and finished a story that much needed to be told. While what happened to Zamperini in the war was a terrible and unforgettable story, his time after the war was much darker. Louis Zamperini went from being a man unable to be broken by his captors to a survivor haunted by nightmares that leave him reduced to an alcoholic. But it is such a beautiful moment both in the book and in the movie to see Louis lay all his burdens down at the alter and become an entirely different man, free from all his pain. Again, I know that not everyone believes in God, but it was undoubtedly God that freed Louis from his own war. You cannot remove God and faith from this story and have a good movie. I feel that this movie did justice to Zamperini and his legacy.


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