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Survival. Resilience. Redemption.
Directed By
Angelina Jolie
Produced By
Angelina Jolie
Matthew Baer
Erwin Stoff
Clayton Townsend
Written By
Joel and Ethan Coen
Richard LaGravenese
William Nicholson
Jack O'Connell
Domhnall Gleeson
Garrett Hedlund
Finn Wittrock
Edited By
Tim Squyres
Roger Deakins
Music By
Alexandre Desplat
Legendary Pictures
Jolie Pas
3 Arts Entertainment
Distributed By
Universal Pictures
Release Date
December 25, 2014
137 minutes

Unbroken is a 2014 American war drama produced and directed by Angelina Jolie. It is based on the 2010 non-fiction book by Laura Hillenbrand (Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption), and revolves around the life of USA Olympian and athlete Louis "Louie" Zamperini (portrayed by Jack O'Connell), who survived in a raft for 47 days after his bomber was downed in WWII, only to be captured and sent to a series of P.O.W. camps.


After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.[1]


  • Jack O'Connell as Louis "Louie" Zamperini
    • C.J. Valleroy as young Louis Zamperini
  • Domhnall Gleeson as Russell "Phil" Phillips
  • Miyavi as Mutsuhiro "The Bird" Watanabe
  • Garrett Hedlund as John Fitzgerald
  • Finn Wittrock as Francis "Mac" McNamara
  • Jai Courtney as Charlton Hugh "Cup" Cupernell
  • Luke Treadaway as Miller
  • Travis Jeffery as Jimmy
  • Jordan Patrick Smith as Cliff
  • John Magaro as Frank A. Tinker
  • Alex Russell as Pete Zamperini
    • John D'Leo as Young Pete
  • Vincenzo Amato as Anthony
  • Ross Anderson as Blackie
  • Maddalena Ischiale as Louise Zamperini
  • Morgan Griffin as Cynthia Applewhite
  • Savannah Lamble as Sylvia Zamperini
  • Sophie Dalah as Virginia Zamperini




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