Rules of Engagement Poster

Release Date: April 7th, 2000

DVD Release Date: October 10th, 2000

R|2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary
Col. Terry Childers (Samuel L. Jackson) is a 30-year Marine veteran: a decorated officer with combat experience in Vietnam, Beirut and Desert Storm -- a patriot, a hero. But now, the country he served so well has put him on trial for a rescue mission that went terribly wrong. For his attorney, he has chosen Marine Col. Hays Hodges (Tommy Lee Jones), a comrade-in-arms who owes his life to Childers.

Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Guy Pearce, Bruce Greenwood, Blair Underwood, Philip Baker Hall, Anne Archer, Ben Kingsley

Director: William Friedkin

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Seven Arts Pictures, Roe Productions KG

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

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