Great Raid, The (R)

Quicklook Rating★★

synopsis

Set in the Philippines in 1945, this is the true story of the Sixth Ranger Battalion, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Mucci, as it undertakes a daring rescue mission -- against all odds. Traveling 30 miles behind enemy lines, the battalion aims to liberate more than 500 American prisoners of war from the notorious Cabanatuan Japanese P.O.W. camp, in the most audacious rescue ever.

MovieGoer Review

Well-meaning, but ultimately dull, The Great Raid fails to live up to its glorious-sounding title. Though the actual rescue might have been a bold and pulse-pounding mission, the film version, despite its adherence to facts, barely keeps o... MORE

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synopsis

Set in the Philippines in 1945, this is the true story of the Sixth Ranger Battalion, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Mucci, as it undertakes a daring rescue mission -- against all odds. Traveling 30 miles behind enemy lines, the battalion aims to liberate more than 500 American prisoners of war from the notorious Cabanatuan Japanese P.O.W. camp, in the most audacious rescue ever.

MovieGoer Review

Well-meaning, but ultimately dull, The Great Raid fails to live up to its glorious-sounding title. Though the actual rescue might have been a bold and pulse-pounding mission, the film version, despite its adherence to facts, barely keeps o... MORE