In 1965, an American pilot on a top-secret bombing mission was shot down over Laos and taken to a hellish prison camp deep in the impenetrable jungle of Vietnam. What followed was one of the most remarkable and harrowing experiences of the entire Vietnam War. Inspired by the true story of Dieter Dengler (Christian Bale) and written and directed by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog, Rescue Dawn is an uncanny tale of camaraderie and betrayal, courage in the face of despair, and triumph over tragedy. It stands as a true testament to the impossible boundaries of the human condition and the invincibility of the American spirit.

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Rescue Dawn (2006)

PG-13

War/Drama · 2h 0m · 7/27/2007

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Based on the extraordinary true story of one man's fight for freedom

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In 1965, an American pilot on a top-secret bombing mission was shot down over Laos and taken to a hellish prison camp deep in the impenetrable jungle of Vietnam. What followed was one of the most remarkable and harrowing experiences of the entire Vietnam War. Inspired by the true story of Dieter Dengler (Christian Bale) and written and directed by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog, Rescue Dawn is an uncanny tale of camaraderie and betrayal, courage in the face of despair, and triumph over tragedy. It stands as a true testament to the impossible boundaries of the human condition and the invincibility of the American spirit.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

United States, Luxembourg

Production Companies

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Top Gun Productions, Thema Production

Budget

$10,000,000

Revenue

$7,177,143
Part Of
Cast
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Zach Grenier

Squad Leader
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Marshall Bell

Admiral Berrington
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Christian Bale

Lt. Dieter Dengler
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Toby Huss

Spook
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Pat Healy

Norman
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GQ

Farkas (as Gregory J. Qaiyum)
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James Oliver

Jet Pilot
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Brad Carr

U.S. Navy Pilot
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Mr. Saichia Wongwiroj

Pathet Lao Guard
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Teerawat Mulvilai

Little Hitler (as Teerawat 'Ka-Ge' Mulvilai)
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Chris Butler

Rigger
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François Chau

Province Governor
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Mr. Yuttana Muenwaja

Crazy Horse
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Mr. Kriangsak Ming-olo

Jumbo
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Somkuan 'Kuan' Siroon

Nook the Rock
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Mr. Chorn Solyda

Walkie Talkie
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Steve Zahn

Duane Martin
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Jeremy Davies

Eugene 'Gene' McBroom
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Abhijati 'Meuk' Jusakul

Phisit
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Lek Chaiyan Chunsuttiwat

Procet
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Craig Gellis

Grunt
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Emmanuel O.

Corporal
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Mr. Richard Manning

Helicopter Pilot
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Evan Jones

Pilot
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Bonnie Z. Hutchinson

Nurse #1
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Seneca Shahara Brand

Nurse #2
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Stefany Putnam

Nurse #3
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Katherine Roberts

Nurse #4
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Andy Loftus

CIA Agent #1
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Chris Tallman

DJ
Crew
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Werner Herzog

Director
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Werner Herzog

Writer
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Peter Zeitlinger

Cinematograpy
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Klaus Badelt

Music
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Steve Marlton

Producer
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Elton Brand

Producer
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Harry Knapp

Producer
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Rescue Dawn

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/20/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Rescue Dawn

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

11/20/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Rescue Dawn

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/20/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Rescue Dawn

(DVD)

11/20/2007

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