The film tells the real story of American athlete Louis Zamperini, who took part in the Olympic games of 1936 in Berlin. He won in the final race, but found favor with Hitler, who invited him to his Lodge. It was assumed that Zamperini will participate in the next Olympic games, but due to the outbreak of the Second world war, he was forced to go to the front. His plane crashed over the Pacific ocean, after which Zamperini, along with two colleagues spent 47 days adrift on a raft and taken prisoner by the Japanese, where he was subjected to bullying and torture.
- Country: US
- Language: English | Japanese | Italian
- Budget: $65,000,000
- Revenue: Cumulative Worldwide $161,459,297