R | | Drama, Thriller, War
An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.
The U.S.S. Wake Island LHA-7 is fictional, and not an actual U.S. Navy ship. The ship seen in the movie is actually the U.S.S. Tarawa LHA-1.
Major Mark Biggs:
There are rules and Marines are sworn to uphold them.
Colonel Terry L. Childers: I was not going to stand by and see another Marine die just to live by those fucking rules.
When you see Col. Hodges and Col. Childers, it is obviously night, however one of the shots in the quick cuts shows a window with daylight.
Some international prints, made for DVD/TV broadcast, have removed the Paramount logo and fade straight into the Seven Arts Pictures logo. The opening titles also now read "Seven Arts Pictures Present in association with Paramount Pictures". This is due to the fact that Seven Arts owned the international rights and wanted prime credit.
$15,011,181 (USA) (9 April 2000)
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