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Five Came Back: Miniseries (2017)



Critic Consensus: Five Came Back tells an inspiring story to captivating effect, offering viewing that should appeal to historians and film buffs in equal measure.


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This docuseries explores the actions of five filmmakers who left Hollywood to serve in World War II.


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All Critics (38) | Top Critics (15)

Five Came Back is, in the end, a compelling examination of propaganda-its purpose, its effectiveness, and its drawbacks.

May 16, 2017 | Full Review…

That, really, is the point. Five Came Back is tailor-made for film aficionados.

May 16, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Five Came Back is nothing less than a masterpiece

April 3, 2017 | Full Review…

A cinephile and historian's dream come true.

April 3, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Making a documentary informative is tricky on its own, but making it as informative as well as thrilling as Five Came Back is truly an incredible feat.

October 31, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

As informative and captivating as all the material on display here is, it rushes by far too quickly. This could be seen as a positive: so engrossing is Five Came Back that you won't believe how quickly it's over.

December 28, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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