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We Were Soldiers (2002)


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MoviesDVD/ACTION/WEDue 06-09-15
Published: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2002
Series: Widescreen DVD Collection
Edition:  Widescreen version
Description:  1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0792182103,
Language:  English

Based on the book "We were soldiers once ... and young" by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (ret.) and Joseph L. Galloway

Special features: commentary by director/writer Randall Wallace; deleted scenes; "Getting it right" - a behind-the-scenes featurette of "We were soldiers"

Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott, Chris Klein, Keri Russell, Barry Pepper, Don Duong, Ryan Hurst

Lt. Col. Hal Moore is the commander of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry. As part of the Pleiku Campaign of late 1965, Moore is assigned to action at Landing Zone X-Ray in the Ia Drang Valley, an area known to be overrun by North Vietnamese troops and nicknamed "The Valley of Death." Moore soon finds himself and his men contained to an area about the size of a football field, surrounded by more than 2,000 enemy troops and engaged in the first major battle of the war. Heroism becomes the order of the day as the men refuse to yield, in spite of heavy losses of life

MPAA rating: R

DVD, Dolby stereo


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Additional Credits:
Davey, Bruce
McEveety, Stephen
Wallace, Randall
Gibson, Mel
Stowe, Madeleine
Kinnear, Greg, 1963-
Elliott, Sam, 1944-
Klein, Chris, 1979-
Russell, Keri, 1976-
Pepper, Barry, 1970-
Moore, Harold G., 1922-
Galloway, Joseph L
Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
Icon Productions
Wheelhouse Entertainment (Firm)

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