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Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 epic drama biographical war film about the World War II experiences of Desmond Doss, an American pacificist combat medic who was a Seventh-day Adventist Christian, refusing to carry or use a firearm or weapons of any kind. Doss became the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor, for service above and beyond the call of duty.

The film was directed by Mel Gibson and written by Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan, based on an earlier documentary about Doss, and stars Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths and Vince Vaughn. It was released in the United States on November 4, 2016, received positive reviews and has grossed $157 million worldwide.[4] It was chosen by the American Film Institute and National Board of Review as one of the top ten films of 2016[5][6] and has won numerous awards and been nominated for others, including Golden Globe nominations for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor for Garfield.[7] The film was nominated for numerous AACTA Awards winning the overwhelming majority of the major awards including Best Film, Best Direction, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor for Garfield and Best Supporting Actor for Weaving.

While growing up in Lynchburg, Virginia during the Great Depression, young Desmond Doss nearly kills his brother Hal, hitting him with a brick. This traumatizing experience, along with a talk from his religious mother, firmly reinforces his belief in the Fifth Commandment of the Old Testament. Years later, Doss saves a man who becomes injured by a car and while taking the man to hospital, is instantly smitten with a nurse, Dorothy Schutte. They soon begin dating and fall in love, and Doss begins to learn about medicine from her work.

With the majority of his town, including his brother, enlisting in the Army to fight in World War II, Doss is motivated to sign up as well. His father, a troubled veteran from the First World War, is deeply upset as he expects to lose his sons just as he lost his boyhood friends. Because of his beliefs as a conscientious objector, Doss intends to serve as a combat medic. Before he leaves for training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, he asks for Dorothy's hand in marriage, and she accepts.

Doss is placed under the command of Sergeant Howell, and while he excels physically, he immediately becomes an outcast among his fellow soldiers when he refuses to handle his rifle and train on Saturdays, as he is a Seventh-day Adventist. After Howell and Captain Glover fail to get Doss discharged for psychiatric reasons, Howell worsens Doss' conditions by putting him through grueling labor and turning his fellow soldiers against him by mistaking his beliefs for cowardice, intending to get Doss to leave of his own accord. Despite being beaten one night by his fellow soldiers, he refuses to disclose the identities of his attackers. He continues training.

Doss' squad is temporarily released from training, and Doss intends to marry Dorothy, but he is arrested for insubordination for his refusal to carry a firearm. Dorothy visits Doss in jail, and tries to convince him to declare a guilty plea in his upcoming trial so that he can be released without charges, but Doss is still unsure, not wanting to compromise his beliefs. At his trial, Doss pleads not guilty, and before he is to be sentenced, his father barges into the courtroom with a letter from his former commanding officer (now a Brigadier General) stating that his son's refusal to carry a firearm is protected by the US Constitution. The charges against Doss are dropped, and he and Dorothy are promptly married.

Doss' unit is assigned to the 77th Infantry Division and sent to the Pacific theater to participate in the Battle of Okinawa. At Okinawa Doss' unit is informed that they are to relieve the 96th Infantry Division, which was tasked with climbing the cliff face of the Maeda Escarpment, nicknamed "Hacksaw Ridge", to take on the Japanese forces stationed there. Because the Japanese forces are dug in on the ridge artillery bombardments from the escort ships of the US Navy's Fast Carrier Task Force have not had much success in softening up the landing zone. Consequently, US Forces have been pushed off the ridge three times, in each case taking heavy casualties. In the initial fight, losses are heavy on both sides, and Doss is successful in saving several soldiers, including ones whose injuries appear too severe for them to survive. The Americans bivouac for the night, and Doss spends the night in a foxhole with Smitty, a squad mate who was the first to call Doss a coward. Doss tells Smitty that he nearly shot his drunken father after he threatened his mother with a gun, revealing his aversion to holding a firearm. Smitty apologizes for doubting his courage and the two make amends.

The next morning, the Japanese launch a massive counter-attack and drive the Americans off Hacksaw. Smitty is killed and many Americans, including Howell and several of Doss' squadmates, are injured and left on the battlefield. Disheartened, Doss hears the cries of the dying soldiers and decides to run into the carnage instead of away from it. He spends the entire day and night carrying wounded soldiers to the cliff's edge and rappelling them down on rope, each time praying to save one more. The arrival of dozens of wounded who were presumed dead comes as a shock to several men stationed below. When day breaks, Doss rescues Howell and the two finally escape Hacksaw under enemy fire.

Captain Glover tells Doss that the men have been inspired by what they are calling his miracle, and that they will not launch the next attack without him. Despite the next day being Doss's Sabbath day, he joins his fellow soldiers to care for the wounded. Along with extra reinforcements, they begin to win the battle. During an ambush set by a falsely surrendering group of Japanese, Doss manages to save Glover and others by knocking enemy grenades away with his bare hands. Doss is wounded by the blast of one grenade, but the battle is won. Doss is safely lowered down the cliff, clutching the Bible Dorothy left for him.

Pre-credit text reveals that Doss ended up rescuing over 75 soldiers at Hacksaw Ridge, and was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Harry S Truman, the first time in history it was given to a conscientious objector. Doss stayed married to Dorothy until her death in 1991. He died on March 23, 2006 at the age of 87.

Andrew Garfield as Desmond T. Doss
Vince Vaughn as Sergeant Howell
Sam Worthington as Captain Glover
Luke Bracey as Smitty Riker
Hugo Weaving as Tom Doss
Ryan Corr as Lieutenant Manville
Teresa Palmer as Dorothy Schutte, his wife
Rachel Griffiths as Bertha Doss, his mother
Richard Roxburgh as Colonel Stelzer
Luke Pegler as Milt "Hollywood" Zane
Richard Pyros as Randall "Teach" Fuller
Ben Mingay as Grease Nolan
Firass Dirani as Vito Rinnelli
Jacob Warner as James Pinnick
Goran D. Kleut as Andy 'Ghoul' Walker
Harry Greenwood as Henry Brown
Damien Thomlinson as Ralph Morgan
Robert Morgan as Colonel Sangston
Nathaniel Buzolic as Harold "Hal" Doss
Ori Pfeffer as Irv Schecter
Milo Gibson as Lucky Ford
John Batziolas as Private Schulenburg
John Cannon as Corporal Cannon
Mikael Koski as Private Giles
Charles Jacobs as Private Webb
Ulyses Medina as "Are you alive" boy

The project was in development hell for 14 years.[8]

Numerous producers had tried for decades to film Doss' story, including decorated war hero Audie Murphy and Hal B. Wallis (producer of Casablanca).[9]

In 2001, after finally convincing Doss that making a movie on his remarkable life was the right thing to do, screenwriter/producer Gregory Crosby (grandson of Bing Crosby) wrote a treatment and brought the project to film producer David Permut through the early efforts of Stan Jensen of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, which ultimately led to the movie getting financed.[8]

In 2004, director Terry Benedict won the rights to make a 2004 documentary about Doss and secured dramatic rights in the process. However, Doss died in 2006, after which producer Bill Mechanic acquired and then sold the rights to Walden Media, which developed the project along with producer David Permut of Permut Presentations.[10] Co-producers of the film are Gregory Crosby and Steve Longi.[11] Walden Media insisted on a PG-13 version of the battle, then Mechanic spent years working to buy the rights back.[9][12]

After acquiring the rights, Mechanic approached Mel Gibson and wanted him to blend the concoction of violence and faith as he did with The Passion of the Christ (2004). But Gibson turned down the offer twice as he previously did with Braveheart (1995).[13]

Then nearly a decade later, Gibson finally agreed to helm the film on November 2014. The same month Andrew Garfield was also confirmed to play the role of Desmond Doss.[10]

With a budget of $40 million, the team still faced many challenges. Hacksaw Ridge became an international co-production with key players and firms located in both the United States and Australia. When Australian tax incentives were taken off the table, they had to qualify the film as Australian to receive government subsidies. Fortunately for the production, despite being American-born, Gibson's early years in Australia helped the film qualify along with other Aussie-born cast members such as Rachel Griffiths (Doss's mother), Teresa Palmer (Doss's girlfriend/wife) and Luke Bracey, one of Doss's most antagonistic unit members. Rounding out the cast are unit leaders Vince Vaughn and Sam Worthington, and Hugo Weaving as Doss's father.[14]

On February 9, 2015, IM Global closed a deal to finance the film and also sold the film into the international markets.[15] On the same day, Lionsgate acquired the North American distribution rights to the film.[16] Chinese distribution rights were acquired by Bliss Media, a Shanghai-based film production and distribution company.[17]

Hacksaw Ridge is the first film directed by Gibson since Apocalypto in 2006,[18][19] and marks a departure from his previous films, such as Apocalypto and Braveheart, in which the protagonists acted violently.[20]

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Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi and written by Melfi and Allison Schroeder, based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly. The film stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine G. Johnson, the African-American mathematician who participated in calculating flight trajectories for Project Mercury and the 1969 Apollo 11 flight to the Moon. The film also features Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan and Janelle Monáe as Mary Jackson, colleagues of Johnson at NASA. Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Glen Powell and Mahershala Ali also have roles.

Hidden Figures was released on December 25, 2016 by 20th Century Fox. It received positive reviews from critics and has grossed $32 million. It was chosen by National Board of Review as one of the top ten films of 2016.[4]

The film recounts the story of three African-American women who worked in professional positions at NASA and helped the United States advance during the Space Race. Mathematician Katherine Johnson and her two colleagues, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, worked in the segregated West Area Computers division of Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.[5] Using these calculations, NASA supported John Glenn in becoming the first American astronaut to make a complete orbit of Earth.

Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson, mathematician
Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan, mathematician
Janelle Monáe as Mary Jackson, engineer
Kevin Costner as Al Harrison, director of the Space Task Group
Kirsten Dunst as Vivian Mitchell
Jim Parsons as Paul Stafford
Glen Powell as John Glenn
Mahershala Ali as Jim Johnson
Donna Biscoe as Joylette Coleman, Katherine's mother
Rhoda Griffis as White Librarian
Maria Howell as Ms. Summer on folks
Aldis Hodge as Levi Jackson
Paige Nicollette as Eunice Smith
Gary Weeks as Reporter of Press Conference
Saniyya Sidney as Constance Johnson
Kimberly Quinn as Ruth
Olek Krupa as Karl Zielinski
On July 9, 2015, it was announced that producer Donna Gigliotti acquired Margot Lee Shetterly's nonfiction book Hidden Figures about a group of black female mathematicians who helped NASA win the Space Race by providing mathematical computations for the launch of John Glenn and his fellow astronauts into space.[6] Allison Schroeder wrote the script, which was developed by Gigliotti through Levantine Films. That firm produced the film along with Peter Chernin's Chernin Entertainment. Fox 2000 Pictures acquired the film rights, while Theodore Melfi signed on to direct it.[6] Since the film's development was announced, various actresses were considered to play the black female roles, including Oprah Winfrey, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Taraji P. Henson.[6]

On February 10, 2016, Fox hired Henson to play the lead role of mathematician Katherine Johnson, while producers on the film would be Chernin and Jenno Topping, along with Gigliotti and Melfi.[5] On February 17, Spencer was selected to play Dorothy Vaughan, one of the three lead mathematicians at NASA.[7] On March 1, 2016, Kevin Costner was cast in the film to play the head of the space program,[8] and following him, singer Janelle Monáe signed on to play the third lead mathematician, Mary Jackson.[9] Later the same month, Kirsten Dunst, Glen Powell, and Mahershala Ali were cast in the film: Powell to play astronaut John Glenn,[10] and Ali as Johnson's love interest, with the other two for unspecified roles.[11][12] Principal photography began in March 2016. On April 1, 2016, Jim Parsons was cast in the film to play the head engineer at the Space Task Group at NASA, Paul Stafford.[10] In April 2016, Pharrell Williams came on board as a producer on the film. He also would write original songs and would handle the music department and soundtrack of the film with Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch.[13]

Principal photography on the film began in early March 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.[14] Filming also took place at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics at Dobbins Air Reserve Base.[15]


President Obama greeting Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, and Taraji P. Henson on December 15, 2016
The film had a limited release starting on December 25, 2016, before a wide release on January 6, 2017.[16][17]

Box office 
During its limited release in 25 theaters from December 25, 2016 to January 5, 2017, the film grossed $3 million.[18] In North America, Hidden Figures had its expansion alongside Underworld: Blood Wars and the wide releases of Lion and A Monster Calls, and was expected to gross around $20 million from 2,471 theaters in its opening weekend, with the studio projecting a more conservative $15–17 million debut.[19] It made $1.2 million from Thursday night previews and $7.6 million on its first day. Initially, projections had the film grossing $21.8 million in its opening weekend, finishing second behind Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ($22 million). However final figures the following day revealed the film tallied a weekend total of $22.8 million, beating out Rogue One's $21.9 million.[20]

Critical response 
Hidden Figures received positive reviews from critics. On review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 93% based on 138 reviews, with a weighted average score of 7.7/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "In heartwarming, crowd-pleasing fashion, Hidden Figures celebrates overlooked – and crucial – contributions from a pivotal moment in American history."[21] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 74 out of 100, based on reviews from 43 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[22] On CinemaScore, audiences gave the film an average grade of "A+" on an A+ to F scale, one of fewer than 60 films in the history of the service to receive such a score.[23]