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We Were Soldiers  Cover Image DVD DVD

We Were Soldiers / Paramount Pictures and Icon Productions present ; an Icon/Wheelhouse Entertainment production ; a Randall Wallace film ; producers, Bruce Davey, Stephen McEveety, Randall Wallace ; written for the screen and directed by Randall Wallace.

Davey, Bruce. (Added Author). McEveety, Stephen. (Added Author). Wallace, Randall, 1949- (Added Author). Gibson, Mel. (Added Author). Stowe, Madeleine. (Added Author). Kinnear, Greg, 1963- (Added Author). Elliott, Sam, 1944- (Added Author). Klein, Chris, 1979- (Added Author). Russell, Keri, 1976- (Added Author). Pepper, Barry, 1970- (Added Author). Duong, Don, 1957-2011 (Added Author). Hurst, Ryan, 1976- (Added Author). Semler, Dean, 1943- (Added Author). Hoy, William. (Added Author). Glennie-Smith, Nick. (Added Author). Boyd, Michael T. (Added Author). Sanders, Tom (Production designer) (Added Author). Moore, Harold G., 1922-2017 We were soldiers once-- and young. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation. (Added Author). Icon Productions. (Added Author). Wheelhouse Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott, Chris Klein, Keri Russell, Barry Pepper, Don Duong, Ryan Hurst. (Cast).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792182103
  • ISBN: 9780792182108
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, 2002.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book "We were soldiers once ... and young" by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (ret.) and Joseph L. Galloway.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: commentary by director/writer Randall Wallace; deleted scenes; "Getting it right"--A behind-the-scenes featurette of "We were soldiers."
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Dean Semler ; editor, William Hoy ; music, Nick Glennie-Smith ; costume designer, Michael T. Boyd ; production designer, Tom Sanders.
Participant or Performer Note:
Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott, Chris Klein, Keri Russell, Barry Pepper, Don Duong, Ryan Hurst.
Summary, etc.:
Lt. Col. Hal Moore is the commander of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry. As part of the Pleiku Campaign of late 1965, Moore is assigned to action at Landing Zone X-Ray in the Ia Drang Valley, an area known to be overrun by North Vietnamese troops and nicknamed "The Valley of Death." Moore soon finds himself and his men contained to an area about the size of a football field, surrounded by more than 2,000 enemy troops and engaged in the first major battle of the war. Heroism becomes the order of the day as the men refuse to yield, in spite of heavy losses of life.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue, optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Moore, Harold G., 1922-2017 > Film adaptations.
Galloway, Joseph L. > Film adaptations.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Campaigns > Drama.
Ia Drang Valley, Battle of, Vietnam, 1965 > Drama.
Genre: War films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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  • 22 of 22 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 4 of 4 copies available at Jefferson County.


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