• Home of the Brave (2007)

Home of the Brave

Release Date: May 11th, 2007

DVD Release Date: October 23rd, 2007

R |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

Following a lengthy tour of duty in Iraq, three soldiers find that readjusting to life at home is not as easy as they originally thought. One (Samuel L. Jackson), a doctor, has an especially hard time as he watches his life unravel despite his attempts to restore his practice and marriage.

Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Jessica Biel, Brian Presley, 50 Cent , Christina Ricci, Chad Michael Murray, Victoria Rowell, Jeffrey Nordling

Director: Irwin Winkler

Genres: Drama , War

Production Co: Millennium Films Inc., Freedom Films, Emmett/Furla Films, Winkler Films

Keywords: Marriage, Transformation, Mother, Emotional, Wife, Brooding, Escape, Sacrifice, 2000s, Doctor, Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    While Mark Friedman's script is as unsubtle as Winkler's direction, their sincerity and the subject's sharp immediacy lend the film a certain power. show more

  • 50
    Ken FoxTV Guide Magazine

    Starts with a bang and ends in a long, protracted whimper. show more

  • 60
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Timeliness is all very well, but the significant subject matter cries out for a defter directorial touch and a deeper complexity in regard to the characters and performances. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture