Skip to main content

Courage Under Fire

R| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
During the 1991 Gulf War, Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling (Denzel Washington) accidentally caused a friendly fire incident, a mistake that was hushed up by his superiors. Following the war, he is assigned to investigate the case of Army Captain Karen Walden (Meg Ryan), killed in action when her Medevac unit was attempting to rescue the crew of a downed helicopter. But, as Serling interviews the members of Walden's crew, he realizes their stories about the incident don't add up.

Cast: Denzel Washington , Meg Ryan , Lou Diamond Phillips , Michael Moriarty , Bronson Pinchot , Seth Gilliam , Regina Taylor , Zeljko Ivanek

Director: Edward Zwick

Genres: Drama

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Courage Under Fire (1996)

Release Date: July 12th, 1996|1 hr. 55 min.

watch now
critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 0 )
See all critic reviews on

similar movies

  • The Hurt Locker (2008)

  • A Few Good Men (1992)

  • Black Hawk Down (2001)

  • Green Zone (2010)

  • Rules of Engagement (2000)

How do you watch stuff?


How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings