R | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.
David O. Russell planned a re-release for 2004 due to the Iraq War. The film was to be shown alongside Soldiers Pay (2004), but Warner Brothers decided against it.
Are we shooting?
Troy Barlow: Are we shootin' people or what?
Soldier: Are we shooting?
Troy Barlow: That's what I'm asking you!
Soldier: What's the answer?
Troy Barlow: I don't know the answer! That's what I'm trying to find out!
As the soldiers and refugees walk on a sand dune, we can see multiple tire tracks from dune buggies, which are prevalent in the Southwest where the movie was filmed.
For Sergeant Major Jim Parker, 1946 - 1998
DVD version includes four deleted scenes:
$15,847,636 (USA) (3 October 1999)
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