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Flags of Our Fathers

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. "Flags of Our Fathers" is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen, John "Doc" Bradley (Ryan Phillippe), Pvt. Rene Gagnon (Jesse Bradford), and Pvt. Ira Hayes (Adam Beach), who fought in the battle to take Iwo Jima.

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Released: Oct 20th, 2006
Budget: $90,000,000.00
Revenue: $65,900,249.00

Flags of Our Fathers Main Cast

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Ryan Phillippe
Ryan Phillippe
plays John "Doc" Bradley
Jesse Bradford
Jesse Bradford
plays Rene Gagnon
Adam Beach
Adam Beach
plays Ira Hayes
John Benjamin Hickey
John Benjamin Hickey
plays Keyes Beech
John Slattery
John Slattery
plays Bud Gerber
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): Petty officer Badley's white uniform is post war. You can see two slits for the pockets. Pre-war dress whites had such pockets, but with a blue yoke and cuffs. Postwar dress white uniforms have them as well. During WWII, a simple patch pocket of the Undress White uniform was used, dress whites being discontinued for the duration.
  • Movie Goof (errors in geography): When Ira Hayes goes to visit Ed Block (Harlon Block's father) at his farm near Weslaco, Texas you see mountains in the background. The Block farm was in the lower Rio Grande Valley of deep South Texas, which is quite flat. (Despite its name, it isn't a valley at all but the delta of the Rio Grande). The nearest mountains are in northern Mexico, over 100 miles to the south.
  • Movie Goof (factual errors): One of the LSTs (Landing Ship Tank) shown unloading on Iwo Jima is the 393, which never saw service in the Pacific.
  • The newspapers containing the famous photograph are, in order of being delivered, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Hartford Courant, the San Antonio Express, and lastly the Washington Post.
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Movie Series/Collection

Flags of Our Fathers
2006
- Flags of Our Fathers
Letters from Iwo Jima
2006
- Letters from Iwo Jima

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