R | | Action, Drama, War
A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.
Royce's last name, never spoken in the movie, is listed on his uniform name plate as Harper.
Master Chief John Urgayle:
SIXTY PERCENT of you will NOT pass this course! How do I know? Because that is an historical FACT! Now for the bad news, I always like to get *one quitter* on the first day, and until I do, that first day *does not end!*
When the first trainees are jumping out of the helicopter into the water for the S.E.R.E. training course, the sun is shown just rising over the horizon. However, the shadow cast by the helicopter's tail (viewed from inside the helicopter) indicates that the sun is instantly much higher.
The Urgayle reciting the Self-Pity poem scene is played as an audio version during the beginning of the end credits
A director's cut has been released, and this version with cleaned-up language has been shown on syndicated TV in the US.
$11,094,241 24 August 1997