The Conscientious Objector

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The Conscientious Objector
Directed by Terry Benedict
Produced by Terry Benedict
Jonathan Sheinberg
Gabe Videla
Written by Terry Benedict
Jeff Wood
Starring Desmond Doss
Release date
Running time
102 min.
Language English

The Conscientious Objector is a 2004 documentary film about the life of Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector who received a Medal of Honor for his service in World War Two. His faith, Seventh-day Adventism, did not permit him to carry a weapon. He initially faced opposition, persecution, and ridicule from his fellow soldiers but ultimately won their admiration by demonstrating courage and saving lives as a combat medic.

The Oscar-nominated movie, Hacksaw Ridge, was released in 2016 and is a dramatized account of Doss' life.


The film has been reviewed.[1][2][3]

The film has won multiple awards which includes:[4]


  1. ^ Propes, Richard (November 30, 2006). ""The Conscientious Objector" Review". The Independent Critic. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  2. ^ Stoda, Kevin (July 4, 2010). "A great Story for This Fourth of July—DESMOND T. DOSS—a Hero of WWII". Eslkevin's Blog. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  3. ^ Radical Catholic Mom (May 19, 2008). ""A War Hero Without A Gun"". Patheos. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  4. ^ "The Conscientious Objector". IndiePlaya. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 

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