R | | Drama, War
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
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During the Ramelle battle, Cpl. Henderson and Pvt. Mellish are firing through a hole in the wall of a room at advancing German soldiers. After Henderson fires through the wall and kills a soldier on the other side, gunfire burst back through the wall and hits Henderson in the right shoulder, then the left shoulder as he's falling. Yet we then see him clutching his bleeding neck as if he had been hit in the neck, even though he wasn't.
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English, French, German, Czech
$30,576,104 (USA) (24 July 1998)
$216,119,491 (USA) (21 May 1999)
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