Factual error: In the Japanese prison camp, the Japanese flag shown is the post war flag consisting only of a red circle. (01:08:05)


Factual error: The plane that returns some of the troops to the USA in the last scene is displaying the registration VH-HID - this is a current Australian aviation registration number, not a US plane. (02:09:05)

Factual error: When the American prisoners are allowed by the Japanese to finally bathe in a local river, a B-29 flies over, but it has Army Air Force insignia under both wings. To be correct, the insignia should only appear on the upper left, and the lower right wing. (02:05:25)

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Trivia: During the Cinderella performance in the POW camp, one "sister" demands her dress be fixed so that she can woo the charming Prince Hillenbrand. Laura Hillenbrand is the author of the biography on which this film is based.

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Australian POW: This is the end, mates. No one knows you're here... It's best if you just resign to your fate.

Older Pete: If you can take it, you can make it.

Phil: Remember that story in life magazine? about Eddie Richenbacker? Him and his crew ran out of fuel over the Pacific and were drifting in a raft for twenty-four days... twenty-four days.
Louis Zamperini: They made it, right?
Phil: Yeah... most of them lost their minds, but they made it.

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