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The extraordinary story of how Hollywood changed World War II – and how World War II changed Hollywood, through the interwoven experiences of five legendary filmmakers who went to war to serve their country and bring the truth to the American people: John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens. Based on Mark Harris’ best-selling book, “Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.”

Series Cast

  1. Meryl Streep

    Meryl Streep

    Narrator (voice)

    3 Episodes

  2. Steven Spielberg

    Steven Spielberg


    3 Episodes

  3. Lawrence Kasdan

    Lawrence Kasdan


    3 Episodes

  4. Francis Ford Coppola

    Francis Ford Coppola


    3 Episodes

  5. Paul Greengrass

    Paul Greengrass


    3 Episodes

  6. Guillermo del Toro

    Guillermo del Toro


    3 Episodes

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Five Came Back

Season 1

2017 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of Five Came Back premiered on March 31, 2017.

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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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