Five Came Back

Five Came Back (2017)

They showed the war to the world

  • Genre: Documentary, War
  • Release Date: 2017-03-31
  • User Rating: 8.3/10 from 26 ratings
  • Runtime: 3h 15min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Passion Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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The extraordinary story of how Hollywood changed World War II – and how World War II changed Hollywood, through the interwoven experiences of five legendary filmmakers who went to war to serve their country and bring the truth to the American people: John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens. Based on Mark Harris’ best-selling book, “Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.”

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  • Meryl Streep

    as Narrator
  • Francis Ford Coppola

    as Himself
  • Steven Spielberg

    as Himself
  • Paul Greengrass

    as Himself
  • Guillermo del Toro

    as Himself
  • Lawrence Kasdan

    as Himself
Sound Thomas Newman Music
Production Steven Spielberg Executive Producer
Production Scott Rudin Executive Producer
Production Angus Wall Executive Producer
Production Adam Del Deo Executive Producer
Production John Battsek Producer
Production Barry Diller Executive Producer
Directing Laurent Bouzereau Director
Production Laurent Bouzereau Producer
Sound Jeremy Turner Original Music Composer
Production Eli Bush Executive Producer
Camera Sean Kirby Director of Photography
Production Linda Carlson Executive Producer
Production Justin Falvey Executive Producer
Production Darryl Frank Executive Producer
Production Ben Cotner Executive Producer
Editing Will Znidaric Editor
Production Lisa Nishimura Executive Producer
Production Jason Sack Executive Producer
Writing Mark Harris Writer
Writing Mark Harris Book
Production Jason Sterman Executive Producer