The Finest Hours

Question: Aside from the fact that 32 survivors were rescued, how many were there before the storm and how many died by the end of the movie?

Answer: 64.

Answer: The Pendleton had a crew of 41. 9 were lost during the rescue.


Factual error: A utility pole appears in a scene, with electrical, telephone, and CATV (cable TV) lines. Although rudimentary cable TV systems existed in the movie's time period (1951), the 1/2" or 1" shielded cable shown in this scene didn't appear in use until the 1960's. (00:45:08)


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Miriam Webber: I'm not afraid of the water, Bernie. It scares me at night that's all. You know. You can't see what's underneath.
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