PG-13 | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
In a show of solidarity, as many of his actors lost weight for their roles, the director lost almost 30 pounds.
In 1965, few people believed that the still limited conflict in Viet Nam would turn into full scale war. / One of the first signs of what lay ahead was America's bombing of secret targets inside Laos.
A Pelican case is visible during the first briefing. Pelican cases were not introduced until 1976.
English, Lao, Vietnamese
$110,326 (USA) (8 July 2007)
$5,490,423 (USA) (28 July 2012)