- 2 hr 17 min
Louis Zamperini, a distance runner who competed at the 1936 Olympics, barely survives a plane crash while serving in World War II. Louie and two other crew members spend more than a month in a raft before being captured by the Japanese. Zamperini then spends the next few years in captivity being transferred to various Japanese prisoner of war camps. Throughout the ordeal, Louie struggles to stay alive while looking for a way to get back home.