Unbroken Synopsis
The incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini who, along with two other crewmen, survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII—only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
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Movie Reviews

True to the book but misses the spirit and soul of Lou

By tscoughlin
I had the opportunity to see Unbroken at a Washington DC premiere. Like millions of people, I loved and was inspired by the book. While the movie is faithful to the book (for the most part), there...


By nleo
I was very disappointed in what should have been, hands down, an Oscar contender. I cannot recommend this movie to anyone because the direction absolutely ruined this film, which misses the point of...

Zaparini is Unbroken

By vballmoviegoer
The story of Louie Zaparini's life is an enormous challenge to capture in a movie... but I believe the movie does the book and his story justice. In fact, who are we to judge that, from all I have...

Jolie please quit on directing the movies

By sonja9
If you are up to for watching tremendous amount of torture without any spiritual lesson go ahead. The main character poorly described, story too long and after second break-in I got bored. Lady Jolie...

Unbroken is unbroken

By trident12
Excellent film that celebrates the triumph of the individual human spirit----and that is why some who pan it do not like it ! Is this Jolie's first time to direct, if so, she did a first rate job....

Great American ! Skip the movie ... read the book !

By Martell101
(Spoiler Alert ) Great story but the movie only touched on half the story !! Movie missed a great love story of this young man while he was imprisoned. He was an olympic athlete truly broken down by...

A little disappointing.

By Philboy
This was one of my all time favorite books. I was really looking forward to the movie. I just don't think Angelina Jolie has the experience level that was needed to do a good job with the material....

Great book...bad movie

By rg84
Book was well written and inspiring. Movie stopped halfway thru the book and barely mentioned the most important part of Louie's life after the war. There was too much emphasis on POW camp and...


By lmarbas
A very poor portrayal of a magnificent story. Save your money and read the book....


By wjcoomes0313
I wished the movie would have dealt more with Louie's return home after the war rather than just run a narrative on . Be prepared there is a lot of brutality in this movie. I did enjoy the aerial...

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Rated PG-13 | For Intense Sequences of Brutality, Brief Language and War Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Intense WWII biopic is inspiring but doesn't go deep enough.
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