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The Great Raid

Rating:R (for strong war violence and brief language.)
Genre:Action/Adventure, War, Drama
Release Date:August 12, 2005
Running time:132 minutes
Cast:Benjamin Bratt, James Franco, Clayne Crawford, Marton Csokas, Joseph Fiennes
Director:John Dahl
Producer:Lawrence Bender, Marty Katz
Writer:William B. Breuer, Hampton Sides
Distributor:Miramax Films

Description: 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.

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