Taking Chance Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 5026

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 26

Theatrical Release Date: 01/19/2009

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/12/2009

Language: English

Genre: Drama, War

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Ross Katz

Actors: Kevin Bacon, Tom Aldredge, Nicholas Art, Blanche Baker, Guy Boyd, James Castanien

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Rating of
2/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/04/2011

Hard to watch.........

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Amoeba Johnny
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Rating of
4/4

A Beautiful, Touching Movie

Amoeba Johnny - wrote on 04/12/2011

Sometimes a movie comes along that amazes you not with what it does, but with what it doesn't. Taking Chance is one such movie. The movie's premise is simple enough: it tells the story of Marine Lt. Col. Michael Strobl experience as a voluntary escort for recently deceased soldier Chance Phelps. But rather than it being a story about Strobl, the movie focuses on the journey to escort Phelps' body back to his hometown in Wyoming.

The movie pays tribute to fallen soldiers by beautifully illustrating the journey. The movie doesn't overdo things and it doesn't attempt to wring out drama with over the top situations. The respect shown for Phelps' body are genuinely heartfelt and realistic. It's like a fellow escort Strobl encounters at an airport says, "It's like they know sir. They see …

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