Hacksaw Ridge parents guide

Hacksaw Ridge

Not every hero carries a gun.

Based on the inspirational, true story of Medic Desmond T. Doss (played by Andrew Garfield), this movie recounts his service in the WWII battle at Hacksaw Ridge ,on the island of Okinawa, Japan. Here the conscientious objector risked everything to save his fellow soldiers, without any weapon to protect his own life.

Why is Hacksaw Ridge rated R? The MPAA rated Hacksaw Ridge R for intense prolonged realistically graphic sequences of war violence including grisly bloody images.

Hacksaw Ridge
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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Cast and Crew

Hacksaw Ridge is directed by Mel Gibson and stars Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Andrew Garfield.

Learn more about the real Desmond T. Doss and the battle over Hacksaw Ridge.

Here is the definition of a Conscientious Objector.

Read about the USA’s Medal of Honor.

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Other memorable moments from WWII’s battle in the Pacific have been put to film. See: Tora! Tora! Tora!, Emperor, and Unbroken.