Buffalo Soldiers Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 14779

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 23

Theatrical Release Date: 07/25/2003

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Crime

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Gregor Jordan

Actors: Joaquin Phoenix, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn, Anna Paquin, Elizabeth McGovern, Michael Peña

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"Buffalo Soldiers" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 01/26/2012

A wheeler dealer based in a US army camp in Germany becomes locked in a battle of wills with his new sergeant, a Vietnam veteran determined to break him and his operation. Sgt. Bilko meets Tarantino in this blackly comic story of bored soldiers looking for ways to make a fast buck. Kind of like a cross between Jarhead and True Romance, there is the combination violence, drugs and humour that is common to post Tarantino comedy thrillers, but somehow it doesn't quite sit well with the setting of the US military. There is something a little unsettling about seeing soldiers with such a disregard for life and law (on "our side" anyway), and I found little humour in seeing them killed in various gruesome ways, accidentally or not. Otherwise, it's actually not a bad little film; Joaquin Phoenix …

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