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Courage Under Fire

R · 1996 ‧ War/Drama ‧ 1h 56m
6.6/10 · IMDb 86% · Rotten Tomatoes 77% · Metacritic
During the 1991 Gulf War, Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling (Denzel Washington) accidentally caused a friendly fire incident, a mistake that was hushed up by his superiors. Following the war, he is assigned to investigate the case of Army...
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A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.
Courage Under Fire is a 1996 American war film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Denzel Washington and Meg Ryan. It is the second collaboration between ...
Box office: $100.9 million
Production companies: Davis Entertainment; Joseph M. Singer Entertainment; Friendly Films; Fox 2000 Pictures
Produced by: John Davis; Joseph M. Singer; David T. Friendly
Music by: James Horner
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Is Courage Under Fire true story?
Courage Under Fire: True Stories of Bravery from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines.
What happened to Meg Ryan's character in Courage Under Fire?
Karen Walden (Meg Ryan), who commanded a helicopter in the battle zone. After taking out an enemy tank by the refreshing improvisation of dropping a fuel tank on it, Walden's chopper was shot down by enemy fire.
Jul 12, 1996
What is courage under fire about?
During the 1991 Gulf War, Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling (Denzel Washington) accidentally caused a friendly fire incident, a mistake that was hushed up by his superiors. Following the war, he is assigned to investigate the case of Army Captain Karen Walden (Meg Ryan), killed in action when her Medevac unit was attempting to rescue the crew of a downed helicopter. But, as Serling interviews the members of Walden's crew, he realizes their stories about the incident don't add up.
Courage Under Fire / Film synopsis
Is Courage Under Fire a good movie?
Critic Reviews for Courage Under Fire Zwick's movie is solid, honorable and well crafted, but when all the veils have dropped and the mysteries solved, it feels tidier and more melodramatic than it promised.
Rating (58)
A well done military drama that primarily deals with right and wrong, separates truth from lies, and what it takes to get to the bottom of multiple people's ...
Release Date (Streaming): Dec 26, 2000
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery & thriller
Box Office (Gross USA): $59.0M
Rating (1,380)
A troubled army colonel with a previous black mark on his own record is asked to investigate if a female officer killed in the Gulf War should be awarded a ...
Rating (1,380) · $11.92
Courage Under Fire is about two officers and their Gulf War experiences. The story revolves around three main characters. Captain Karen Walden (Meg Ryan) is ...
Genre: Drama, Military & War/Drama
Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, Subtitled, DTS Surround Sound, Widescreen, NTSC
Video for Courage Under Fire
May 22, 2009 · Courage Under Fire - Official Trailer ... When Lt. Colonel Nathaniel Serling (Denzel Washington ...
Duration: 2:31
Posted: May 22, 2009
Rating · Review by Charles Cassady Jr.
COURAGE UNDER FIRE takes place during "Operation Desert Storm" against Saddam Hussein's Iraq during the first Gulf War (historical background isn't ...
Jul 12, 1996 · In “Courage Under Fire,” the witnesses are Walden's own men. Ilario (Matt Damon), the medic, paints Walden as a brave leader sacrificing her ...
COURAGE UNDER FIRE is about friendly fire during the Gulf War. Denzel Washington plays Lt. Col. Nat Serling, who mistakenly shot and destroyed an American ...
Rating (19)
Courage Under Fire ... In this movie, a US Army officer, still disturbed by a friendly fire episode that starred in the Gulf War, has to investigate the events of ...