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We Were Soldiers (2002)  link to We Were Soldiers on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 893

poster We Were Soldiers

IMDb Rating:
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7.1/10 (122916 votes)

Country: USA, 138 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French, Vietnamese

Genre(s): Action, Drama, War, History

Director(s): Randall Wallace

A telling of the 1st Battalion, 7 Cavalry Regiment, 1st Calvary Division's battle against overwhelming odds in the Ia Drang valley of Vietnam in 1965. Seen through the eyes of the battalion's commander, Lieutenant Colonel Hal Moore (played by Mel Gibson), we see him take command of the battalion and its preparations to go into Vietnam. We also see how the French had, years earlier, been defeated in the same area. The battle was to be the first major engagement between U.S. and N.V.A. forces in South Vietnam, and showed the use of helicopters as mobility providers and assault support aircraft.


photo Mel Gibson Mel Gibson Lt. Col. Hal Moore
photo Madeleine Stowe Madeleine Stowe Julie Moore
photo Greg Kinnear Greg Kinnear Maj. Bruce 'Snake' Crandall
photo Sam Elliott Sam Elliott Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley
photo Chris Klein Chris Klein 2nd Lt. Jack Geoghegan

Medium: Unknown,

Location: c7p26

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1