Courage Under Fire Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3891

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 95

Theatrical Release Date: 07/12/1996

Language: English

Genre: Action, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Edward Zwick

Actors: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty, Matt Damon, Bronson Pinchot

Plot: Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling is investigating the case of Captain Karen Walden, and helicopter pilot and the first woman who would be awarded the Medal of Honor. Conflicting reports from survivors of a crash in which she saved the crew shed doubt in Serling's mind as he wrestles with his own conscience. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
3/4

Indyfreak - wrote on 10/27/2017

A solid war film with strong performances by Meg Ryan and Denzel Washington.

Rating of
2.5/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 06/24/2012

Decent wartime drama as Denzel Washington invetigates the death of helicopter pilot Meg Ryan. An interesting story told in retrospect from differing perspectives despite the unpromising cast.

Rating of
3/4

serioussir - wrote on 05/14/2008

I didn't really buy Meg Ryan as a tough Captain but the rest of the cast was great. A good, disturbing drama.

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