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R| 1 hr. 58 min.

Plot Summary
The Nigerian government has fallen, and the country is on the verge of civil war. Lt. A.K. Waters (Bruce Willis) has been assigned to lead a team of soldiers into the Nigerian jungle to rescue Dr. Lena Kendricks (Monica Bellucci). When Waters and his team locate Kendricks, she tells them she won't leave her helpless patients to be slaughtered by rebels. The team incurs the wrath of both U.S. and Nigerian forces when they side with Kendricks and attempt to march the refugees to safety.

Cast: Bruce Willis , Monica Bellucci , Cole Hauser , Eamonn Walker , Nick Chinlund , Fionnula Flanagan , Malick Bowens , Tom Skerritt

Director: Antoine Fuqua

Genres: Action, Drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Tears of the Sun (2003)

Release Date: March 7th, 2003|1 hr. 58 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) can stage action, but he can't save a trivializing, reactionary script featuring a Hollywood star (read America) as a global savior. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    What pushes it above mediocrity is that it ends better than it begins. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Unfortunately, it's not one-tenth as interesting as what you can see at home during a nightly cable surf as U.S. war policy is debated. show more

  • June 12, 2011 brebradl
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    Great movie, Tells the truth about what is actually going in many parts of Africa.

  • October 25, 2008 H
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    Perhaps the best movie ever made about making moral decisions. The only thing evil needs is for good men to do nothing.

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