Which film is about Desmond Doss who, during WW II, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun?
"Hacksaw Ridge" (2016) is a film about Desmond T. Doss who, during World War II, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. The film concerns the true story of Pfc. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who won the Congressional Medal of Honor despite refusing to bear arms during war on religious grounds. Doss was drafted and ostracized by fellow soldiers for his pacifist stance, but he went on to earn respect and adoration for bravery, selflessness, and compassion after he risked his life (without firing a shot) to save 75 men in the Battle of Okinawa.
"Hacksaw Ridge" is a war drama that was directed by Mel Gibson and written by Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan. It was based on the 2004 documentary "The Conscientious Objector." It was produced by Bill Mechanic, David Permut, Terry Benedict, Paul Currie, Bruce Davey, Brian Oliver, and William D. Johnson. The film's cast includes Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, and Vince Vaughn.
The entire film was a big success. Commercially, it grossed $67.1 million in the United States and Canada. It made $108.2 million in other countries for a worldwide total of $175.3 million. Its production budget was approximately $40 million.