Under Fire Poster

Release Date: February 22nd, 2004

DVD Release Date: September 4th, 2001

R|2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary
A pair of news correspondents chronicling the final days of the corrupt Samoza Regime in Nicaragua find themselves under fire from both sides. After an American news reporter is killed in Nicaragua, two of his fellow journalists choose to participate actively in the revolution. As the Samoza power base falls, they face dilemmas concerning their relationship with each other and their loss of professional objectivity.

Cast: Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Alma Martinez, Holly Palance, Ella Laboriel, Samuel Zarzosa

Director: Roger Spottiswoode

Genres: Adventure, Drama

Production Co: Lions Gate Films

Keywords: Death, 1970s, Soldier, Gritty, Transformation, Love, Love interest, Suspenseful, Love triangle, Intense


Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1984)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Music (Original Score)