• Hart's War (2002)

Hart's War

Release Date: February 15th, 2002

DVD Release Date: July 9th, 2002

R |2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary

Lieutenant Tommy Hart (Colin Farrell) is a second year law student who is enlisted as an officer's aide in World War II due to his father's political pull. When he is captured and thrown into a German prisoner of war camp, top ranking Colonel William McNamara (Bruce Willis) assigns him to defend Lieutenant Lincoln Scott (Terrence Howard), a black POW accused of murdering a fellow white prisoner.

Cast: Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard, Cole Hauser, Marcel Iures, Linus Roache, Rory Cochrane, Michael Weston

Director: Gregory Hoblit

Genres: Drama , War

Production Co: David Foster Productions, David Ladd Films, Cheyenne Enterprises, Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: 1940s , Gripping , Quest , Soldier

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The plot is canny, but it would be little more than an ingenious springloaded device were it not for the performances by Howard and Iures. show more

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    If glum were good and bleak were best, Hart's War would be a standout.

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The movie worked for me right up to the final scene, and then it caved in. show more

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