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3.2
6 Ratings

The Fighting Sullivans

Directed by Lloyd Bacon
United States, 1944
Drama, Biography, History

Synopsis

Lloyd Bacon’s Oscar-nominated film dramatizes the real-life tragedy of the Sullivan boys, five brothers from Iowa who all served — and perished — aboard the USS Juneau when the ship sank at Guadalcanal in 1942.

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The Fighting Sullivans Directed by Lloyd Bacon

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1945 | Nominee: Best Writing, Original Story