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A Soldier's Story (1984)

PG
101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.
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Writer
Charles Fuller (screenplay) (play "A Soldier's Play")
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$ 6,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 156,383
Gross (USA)
$ 21,821,347
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Release date
Nov 2, 1984 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Howard E. Rollins Jr.
Captain Davenport Captain Davenport   See fewer
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Adolph Caesar
Sergeant Waters Sergeant Waters   See fewer
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Art Evans
Private Wilkie Private Wilkie   See fewer
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David Alan Grier
Corporal Cobb Corporal Cobb   See fewer
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David Harris
Private Smalls Private Smalls   See fewer
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Dennis Lipscomb
Captain Taylor Captain Taylor   See fewer
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Larry Riley
C.J. Memphis C.J. Memphis   See fewer
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Robert Townsend
Corporal Ellis Corporal Ellis   See fewer
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Denzel Washington
Private First Class Peterson Private First Class Peterson   See fewer
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William Allen Young
Private Henson Private Henson   See fewer
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Patti LaBelle
Big Mary Big Mary   See fewer
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Wings Hauser
Lieutenant Byrd Lieutenant Byrd   See fewer
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Scott Paulin
Captain Wilcox Captain Wilcox   See fewer
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John Hancock
Sergeant Washington Sergeant Washington   See fewer
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Trey Wilson
Colonel Nivens Colonel Nivens   See fewer
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Patricia Brandkamp
Ida Nivens Ida Nivens   See fewer
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Carl Dreher
Bus driver Bus driver   See fewer
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Vaughn Reeves
Captain Estes Captain Estes   See fewer
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Robert Tyler
Private Seymour Private Seymour   See fewer
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Pat Grabe
White Lieutenant #1 White Lieutenant #1   See fewer
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Terry Dodd
White Lieutenant #2 White Lieutenant #2   See fewer
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Warren Clements
Sergeant Hooks Sergeant Hooks   See fewer
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James W. Bryant
Chaplain Chaplain   See fewer
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Ronald E. Greenfield
M.P. Sergeant M.P. Sergeant   See fewer
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Anthony C. Sanders
M.P. at Gate M.P. at Gate   See fewer
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Traftin E. Thompson
M.P. in Barracks M.P. in Barracks   See fewer
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Roy Wells
Training Field Sergeant Training Field Sergeant   See fewer
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Tommy G. Liggins
Soldier Painting Soldier Painting   See fewer
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Calvin Franklin
Barracks Soldier Barracks Soldier   See fewer
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Kevin T. Mosley
Barracks Soldier Barracks Soldier   See fewer
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Michael Anthony Williams
Barracks Soldier (as Michael Williams) Barracks Soldier (as Michael Williams)   See fewer
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David Ashley
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Thomas Howard
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Bobby McGee
Barracks Soldier (as Bobby McGaughey) Barracks Soldier (as Bobby McGaughey)   See fewer
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Rick Ramey
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Lacarnist Hiriams
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7.2 / 10 | 7,703 votes