• Publication date: June 22, 2013

Rescue Dawn

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A captured American pilot attempts to escape from a Laos prison camp.

Program data

Duration: 150

Production Year: 2006

MBC Max:

June 22, 2013 21:00 (KSA) ~ June 22, 2013 20:00 (CLT)

Dieter Dengler (Christian Bale) is an American fighter pilot struck down in Laos.  His captors agree to set him free, provided he signs a document condemning America's military actions.  When he refuses he is placed in prison with a number of other soldiers; many of whom have been imprisoned for years.

When Dieter suggests that the inmates escape, they are skeptical of its possibility.  Ultimately, three do agree to join Dengler in his efforts, but whether or not anyone survives the ordeal remains to be seen.

Starring:

  • Christian Bale
  • Steve Zahn
  • Jeremy Davies