We Were Soldiers

R| 2 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
Based upon the best-selling book "We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young" by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (Ret.) and journalist Joseph L. Galloway, this compelling war drama depicts the true story of the first major battle between the United States and North Vietnamese forces. It is a film about uncommon valor and nobility under fire, loyalty among soldiers, and the heroism and sacrifice of men and women both home and abroad.

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Genres: War, Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

We Were Soldiers (2002)

Release Date: March 1st, 2002|2 hr. 17 min.

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  • The battle, expertly shot by Dean Semler, captures the chaos of guerrilla warfare paralleled in "Black Hawk Down" and gives the film a scarring documentary realism. show more

  • While the movie is dreadfully clumsy or sentimental around the edges, there's no denying the strength of Mr. Gibson's performance or the power of the savage combat, a 90-minute sequence that's even more graphic than the horrific firefight in Somalia in "Black Hawk Down." show more

  • One admires Wallace's intentions while despairing at his execution. Yet as clumsily directed as his film is, it inspires compassion for Moore, his men and their foes. And in that, there is merit. show more

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  • February 12, 2012 cpc187
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    I was there, I cam home, thank God...Gibson gave his all...Thank you.

  • June 14, 2011 willyhuaz
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    I was in the Ia Drang valley, movie is very accurate.

  • April 23, 2011 yy00000000089829
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    Best movie there ever was I loved it so much

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