Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 biographical war film about the World War II experiences of Desmond Doss, an American pacificist combat medic who was the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor. The film was released in the United States on November 4, 2016, and grossed $175 million worldwide. Hacksaw Ridge received generally positive reviews from critics and was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for Gibson. The movie displays great realism and has amazing performances by its cast. Let’s review today the Hacksaw Ridge cast.
Doss, a Seventh-day Adventist Christian, grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1942 despite his religious beliefs and went on to serve as a combat medic during the Battle of Okinawa. During the battle, he saved the lives of 75 wounded soldiers without carrying a weapon. He was later awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions. This movie premiered at the Venice Film Festival, and it grossed US$ 164 million worldwide. Now, without further ado, let’s take a look at this movie.
Hacksaw Ridge Cast
Andrew Garfield —The Amazing Spider-Man and The Social Network— plays Desmond Doss, the film’s central character. A Virginian Seventh Day Adventist who refused to fight in the war and got drafted into the army and did an amazing job rescuing his fellow soldiers from the frontlines. Sam Worthington —Avatar, Terminator Salvation, and Clash of The Titans— plays Captain Jack Glover. Luke Bracey—the November Man, G.I. Joe Retaliation— plays Smitty Ryker. Hugo Weaving —The Matrix, V for Vendetta— plays Tom Doss. Teresa Palmer —from Bedtime Stories— plays Dorothy Schutte.
Rachel Griffiths —from My Best Friend’s Wedding— plays Bertha Doss. Vince Vaughn —from Swingers— plays Sergeant Howell. Ryan Corr —from Wolf Creek 2— plays Lieutenant Manville. Richard Roxburgh plays Colonel Stelzer. Luke Pegler plays Mit Zane. Also, Richard Pyros plays Randall Fuller. Ben Mingay plays Nolan. Ben O’Toole plays Corporal Jessop, Damien Thomlinson plays Ralph Morgan, and Milo Gibson plays Lucky Ford.
Where to Watch Hacksaw Ridge?
If you want to watch Hacksaw Ridge, you can stream it from Max Go, or you can rent or buy it from Apple iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, Google Play, YouTube TV, Vudu Fandango, the Microsoft Store, Red Box, DirecTV, Flix Fling, AMC on Demand and Alamo on Demand. With this information, we conclude our coverage of this Mel Gibson movie here at Otakukart. Thanks for your attention, happy streaming, and see you soon.