Hacksaw Ridge

Lists: Drama, Golden Globes 2016 Best Picture Nominees, Best Picture nominee 2010 to 2019, Film Quest 2017, Academy Award Nominees for Best Picture of 2016, Historical

Brief Synopsis: "WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor."

Overall Ranking: 418 (Rank from 2016: # 17)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 58.33%
Regular 41.67%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Greg Eichelberger of Critical Movie Critics97(full review)
Keith Noakes95(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest95 - Gritty, gruesome, and full of emotion. Great story that deserved to be told. Andrew Garfield deserved that Best Actor nomination.
Gorgon Reviews93(full review)
Zach Murphy90(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown88 - Emotionally resonant, morally poignant, and historically relevant, Hacksaw Ridge is undoubtedly the best war movie to grace theaters in years.
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Lisa Marie Bowman85 - An anti-war masterpiece
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Paul's Trip To The Movies80(full review)
Citizen Charlie75(full review)
Dan O'Neill75(full review)
Bryan Lienesch74 - A frustrating film. With such high positives and low negatives, it's hard to decide where 'Hacksaw Ridge' should truly sit amongst this year's films.
Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 7
Rewatch: 5
David Baruffi70(full review)

People Involved

  • Andrew Garfield (Desmond T. Doss)
  • Sam Worthington (Captain Glover)
  • Vince Vaughn (Sergeant Howell)
  • Luke Bracey (Smitty)
  • Teresa Palmer (Dorothy Schuttle)
  • Rachel Griffiths (Bertha Doss)
  • Hugo Weaving (Tom Doss)
  • Ryan Corr (Lt. Manville)
  • Richard Roxburgh (Colonel Stelzer)
  • Luke Pegler (Milt Hollywood Zane)
  • Richard Pyros (Randall "Teach" Fuller)
  • Ben Mingay (Grease Nolan)
  • Firass Dirani (Vito Rinnelli)
  • Goran D. Kleut (Andy Ghoul Walker)
  • Matthew Nable (Lt. Cooney)
  • Nathaniel Buzolic (Harold Doss)
  • Mel Gibson (Director)