Bat 21 Poster

Release Date: August 30th, 2002

DVD Release Date: March 23rd, 1999

R|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton (Gene Hackman) is shot down behind enemy lines during the waning days of the Vietnam War. His only connection to the outside world is through radio transmission with Capt. Bartholomew "Bird-Dog" Clark (Danny Glover), a pilot who helps him craft an escape plan and maintain his sanity. Lacking survival skills and unfamiliar with the harsh terrain in Vietnam, Hambleton is forced to fight for his life as he witnesses the shocking horrors of war.

Cast: Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Jerry Reed, David Marshall Grant, Clayton Rohner, Erich Anderson, Joe Dorsey

Director: Peter Markle

Genres: Action

Production Co: TriStar Pictures

Keywords: Intense, Underdog, Gritty, Friendship, 1970s, Escape, Survival