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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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  • David Patrick Kelly plays President 'Harry S Truman'. Kelly also played a supporting role on Twin Peaks, where Michael Ontkean plays the town sheriff, whose name is also Harry S Truman.
  • The film was shipped to theaters under the code-name "Montana". Also, the first reel was shipped separately from the other seven to further prevent piracy.
  • Actual Marines from the 5th Marines were used as extras during filming aboard ship as well as the the training work up. The extras who were actual Marines can be best seen climbing up and down the cargo nets.
  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): At one point the main characters appear on a stage with lettering behind them. The lettering is in Helvetica, a type face that was not created until the mid 1950s.
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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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