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Year: 2017

Original Title: Only the Brave

Country: USA

Length: 134 minutes

Genre: Action, Drama

Studios: Columbia Pictures, Black Label Media

Distributor: Lionsgate

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: November 10 2017

United States: October 20 2017


Ranking: 508 out of 14,163 movies (up 111)


6.8 by 2 users

7.8 by 6 media


In June 2013, a devastating fire blazed its way through much of the mountainous area of Yarnell (Arizona), nineteen firefighters lost their lives trying to quell the flames. 'Only the Brave' tells the incredible true story of these men who gave their lives in such heroic work. The film tells us the story of Brendan McDonough (Milles Teller), who decides to join the Hotshots, a unit of the Prescott fire department. The firefighters there have to train hard to be able to face fires in the most difficult of conditions. In spite of their great qualifications and preparation however, a wild and disastrous fire that threatens Yarnell, pushes the Hotshots to the extreme, putting their lives at risk.


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Trivia Only the Brave

True story of the Fallen 19 Firefighters of the Granite Mountain Hot Shots Crew from Prescott Arizona The screenwriters Ken Nolan and Eric Singer wrote the screenplay based on a GQ artcle titled "No Exit". Second time director Joseph Kosinski and actor Jeff Bridges have worked together after TRON: Legacy (2010).