Only the Brave Movie

It’s not about what’s standing in front of you. It’s about who’s standing beside you.

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Who's Involved:

James Badge Dale, Mike Menchel, Taylor Kitsch, Jeff Bridges, Joseph Kosinski, Miles Teller, Josh Brolin, Jennifer Connelly, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Andie MacDowell, Ben Hardy, Molly Smith, Ken Nolan, Erik Howsam, Dawn Ostroff, Eric Warren Singer

Release Date:

Friday, October 20, 2017 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

All men are created equal… then, a few become firefighters. Only the Brave, based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, is the heroic story of one unit of local firefighters that through hope, determination, sacrifice, and the drive to protect families, communities, and our country become one of the most elite firefighting teams in the country. As most of us run from danger, they run toward it – they watch over our lives, our homes, everything we hold dear, as they forge a unique brotherhood that comes into focus with one fateful fire.

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Crew: Who's making Only the Brave

A look at the Only the Brave behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Joseph Kosinski last directed Oblivion and Tron: Legacy. The film's writer Ken Nolan last wrote Transformers: The Last Knight and The Grays.


Lorenzo di Bonaventura
Erik Howsam
Mike Menchel
Dawn Ostroff
Molly Smith

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Production: What we know about Only the Brave

Key Facts

  1. Based on true story. The film project focuses on a group known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots who specialize in fighting wildfires.

Filming Timeline

On or about May 6, 2017, the film was in Completed status.

On or about January 28, 2016, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Could begin production summer 2016.

Only the Brave Release Date: When was it released?

Only the Brave was released in 2017 on Friday, October 20, 2017 (Nationwide release). There were 13 other movies released on the same date, including Geostorm, The Snowman and Boo! 2: A Madea Halloween.

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