Newly Added Netflix Film Is Being Hailed ‘The Best Movie Ever’

Hacksaw Ridge Netflix: The gritty war film has recently dropped on the streaming service and is being hailed as 'the best movie ever'.
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A film that has been recently added to Netflix has been hailed ‘the best movie ever’ by viewers.

The streaming service is renowned for having some of the most critically acclaimed content available.

Recently, Adam Sandler’s new film You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah debuted on Netflix and it has become his highest-rated film on Rotten Tomatoes – while viewers have recently discovered the Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro film Cop Landwhich has also left viewers raving.

But an Oscar-nominated movie has recently been added to its catalogue and people have been hailing it as ‘the best movie ever’.

Watch the trailer for the movie below…

Hacksaw Ridge tells the true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who was an American pacifist combat medic who refused to carry or use a weapon or firearm of any kind during WWII.

Despite being harshly treated by his fellow comrades for his beliefs, he saved 75 soldiers during the Battle of Okinawa.

Due to his actions, he would go on to win the Congressional Medal of Honor – the highest decoration a US soldier can be awarded.

Alongside Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge boasts an impressive cast including Vince Vaughn (Wedding Crashers), Sam Worthington (Avatar), Hugo Weaving (The Matrix franchise) and Teresa Palmer (Warm Bodies). 

The film is also directed by Hollywood icon Mel Gibson, known for directing hard-hitting, graphic historical dramas such as The Passion Of The Christ and Apocalypto.

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The film came out in 2016 to critical acclaim and would go on to be nominated for six Academy Awards – including Best Picture, Best Director for Gibson and Best Actor for Garfield.

Hacksaw Ridge has recently dropped on Netflix and viewers have been singing its praises across social media.

“Guys, I just watched the best movie ever on Netflix. Name – Hacksaw Ridge based on a true story. I highly recommend [it],” says one viewer.

Andrew Garfield in Hacksaw Ridge
Hacksaw Ridge tells the true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss. Credit: Summit Entertainment

Someone else pens: “Watched Hacksaw Ridge and cried my eyes out every five seconds.”

A third fan adds: If you’ve never seen Hacksaw Ridge, it’s on Netflix. Amazing movie. 10/10 recommend.”

Another viewer shares: Just watched the movie Hacksaw Ridge. Holy s*** was that movie good.”

“Hacksaw Ridge is one of the best movies I’ve ever watched!” a fifth person admits.

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The film garnered a lot of praise for its gritty and realistic retelling of the Battle of Okinawa – with veteran Joe Clapper telling People: “It was graphic, but when you’ve been there, that’s what it’s like.”

Producer Bill Mechanic told the outlet that he and Gibson did make sure to tell an accurate story but did admit to leaving out some details.

He commented: “[Mel Gibson and I] were very accurate with Desmond and what happened to him.

“We were not accurate on some of the details around it. If you’re a slave to the complete facts, then you’re not making a movie that is compelling.”

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