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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.

Cast: Mel Gibson , Madeleine Stowe , Greg Kinnear , Sam Elliott , Chris Klein , Keri Russell , Barry Pepper , Don Duong

Director: Randall Wallace

Genres: War, Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

We Were Soldiers (2002)

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

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  • 70
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    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

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    One of the best war movies of the past 20 years. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    This also is the rare combat movie that deals substantially with mourning widows on the home front. show more

  • 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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