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  • We Were Soldiers (2002)
  • R
    138 min | Action, Drama, History
We Were Soldiers (2002)
R
138 min | Action, Drama, History

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.
Director
Randall Wallace (directed by)
Writers
Harold G. Moore (book "We Were Soldiers Once... and Young") (as Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore) | Joseph Lee Galloway (book "We Were Soldiers Once... and Young") (as Joseph L. Galloway) | Randall Wallace (screenplay)
Producers
Bruce Davey (produced by) | Stephen McEveety (produced by) | Randall Wallace (produced by)
Composer
Nick Glennie-Smith (music by)
Cinematographer
Editor
William Hoy (edited by)
Casting Directors
Cathy Sandrich Gelfond (casting by) | Amanda Mackey (casting by) (as Amanda Mackey Johnson)
Production Designer
Thomas E. Sanders (as Tom Sanders)
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Release date
Mar 1, 2002 (United States)

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Cast

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87 cast members
Name Known for
Mel Gibson
Lt. Col. Hal Moore Lt. Col. Hal Moore   See fewer
Madeleine Stowe
Julie Moore Julie Moore   See fewer
Greg Kinnear
Maj. Bruce Crandall Maj. Bruce Crandall   See fewer
Sam Elliott
Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley   See fewer
Chris Klein
2nd Lt. Jack Geoghegan 2nd Lt. Jack Geoghegan   See fewer
Keri Russell
Barbara Geoghegan Barbara Geoghegan   See fewer
Barry Pepper
Joe Galloway Joe Galloway   See fewer
Duong Don
Lt. Col. Nguyen Huu An Lt. Col. Nguyen Huu An   See fewer
Ryan Hurst
Sgt. Ernie Savage Sgt. Ernie Savage   See fewer
Robert Bagnell
1st Lt. Charlie Hastings 1st Lt. Charlie Hastings   See fewer
Marc Blucas
2nd Lt. Henry Herrick 2nd Lt. Henry Herrick   See fewer
Josh Daugherty
Sp4 Robert Ouellette Sp4 Robert Ouellette   See fewer
Jsu Garcia
Capt. Tony Nadal Capt. Tony Nadal   See fewer
Jon Hamm
Capt. Matt Dillon Capt. Matt Dillon   See fewer
Clark Gregg
Capt. Tom Metsker Capt. Tom Metsker   See fewer
Desmond Harrington
Sp4 Bill Beck Sp4 Bill Beck   See fewer
Blake Heron
Sp4 Galen Bungum Sp4 Galen Bungum   See fewer
Erik MacArthur
Sp4 Russell Adams Sp4 Russell Adams   See fewer
Dylan Walsh
Capt. Robert Edwards Capt. Robert Edwards   See fewer
Mark McCracken
Capt. Ed 'Too Tall' Freeman Capt. Ed 'Too Tall' Freeman   See fewer
Edwin EdVanzd
Pfc. Willie Godboldt (as Edwin Morrow) Pfc. Willie Godboldt (as Edwin Morrow)   See fewer
Brian Tee
Pfc. Jimmy Nakayama Pfc. Jimmy Nakayama   See fewer
Sloane Momsen
Cecile Moore Cecile Moore   See fewer
Bellamy Young
Catherine Metsker Catherine Metsker   See fewer
Simbi Kali
Alma Givens (as Simbi Kali Williams) Alma Givens (as Simbi Kali Williams)   See fewer
Jim Grimshaw
Maj. Gen. Henry Kinnard Maj. Gen. Henry Kinnard   See fewer
Forry Smith
Sfc. Carl Palmer Sfc. Carl Palmer   See fewer
Steven Nelson
Sp5 Charlie 'Doc' Lose Sp5 Charlie 'Doc' Lose   See fewer
Vincent Angell
Capt. Robert 'Doc' Carrera Capt. Robert 'Doc' Carrera   See fewer
Michael Tomlinson
Col. Tim Brown Col. Tim Brown   See fewer
Keith Szarabajka
Diplomatic Spook Diplomatic Spook   See fewer
Tim Abell
Army Intelligence Officer Army Intelligence Officer   See fewer
Patrick St. Esprit
General in Hallway General in Hallway   See fewer
Mike White
Sfc. Bob White, Mortar Sergeant (as Michael John White) Sfc. Bob White, Mortar Sergeant (as Michael John White)   See fewer
Daniel Roebuck
Medevac CO Medevac CO   See fewer
Maia Lien
Army Wife Army Wife   See fewer
Dan Beene
Cab Driver (as Danny Beene) Cab Driver (as Danny Beene)   See fewer
Taylor Momsen
Daughter Julie Moore Daughter Julie Moore   See fewer
Joshua McLaurin
Greg Moore (as Josh McLaurin) Greg Moore (as Josh McLaurin)   See fewer
Devon Werkheiser
Steve Moore Steve Moore   See fewer
Luke Benward
David Moore David Moore   See fewer
Billinjer C. Tran
Viet Minh Sergeant Viet Minh Sergeant   See fewer
Vien Hong
Mr. Nik Mr. Nik   See fewer
Joseph Tran
NVA Prisoner NVA Prisoner   See fewer
Joseph Hieu
NVA Officer NVA Officer   See fewer
Lam Nguyen
NVA Soldier with Bayonet NVA Soldier with Bayonet   See fewer
Diep Bui
NVA Wife (as Zoë Bui) NVA Wife (as Zoë Bui)   See fewer
Andrew Wallace
French Bugler French Bugler   See fewer
Nicholas Hosking
French Captain French Captain   See fewer
Michael Giordani
French Lieutenant French Lieutenant   See fewer
Shepard Koster
Reporter (as Shep Koster) Reporter (as Shep Koster)   See fewer
Kate Lombardi
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Ingrid Semler
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Jason Powell
Sgt. Robert Stokes Sgt. Robert Stokes   See fewer
Doug C. Cook
Capt. Ray Lefebvre Capt. Ray Lefebvre   See fewer
Sean Bunch
Trooper on Fire (as Sean Thomas Bunch) Trooper on Fire (as Sean Thomas Bunch)   See fewer
F. Lee Reynolds
Chopper Crewman Chopper Crewman   See fewer
Stephen Zapotoczny
Edwards' Radio Operator Edwards' Radio Operator   See fewer
Frank Kostenko Jr.
Foxhole Trooper Foxhole Trooper   See fewer
Ben Allison
Lt. Cochran (uncredited) Lt. Cochran (uncredited)   See fewer
Brian Carpenter
Sec. of Defense Robert McNamara (uncredited) Sec. of Defense Robert McNamara (uncredited)   See fewer
Chris Cate
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
George Cheung
NVA Officer (uncredited) NVA Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Greg Craft
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Donald DeNoyer
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Cliff Fleming
Capt. Jon Mills (uncredited) Capt. Jon Mills (uncredited)   See fewer
Brendan Ford
Jump Coordinator (uncredited) Jump Coordinator (uncredited)   See fewer
Kelli Franklin
Mrs. Charlie Hastings (uncredited) Mrs. Charlie Hastings (uncredited)   See fewer
Christian Gibson
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
William Gibson
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Anthony Gilbert
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Justin Gordon
French Officer (uncredited) French Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Shannon M. Hart
Army Wife (uncredited) Army Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
Kimby Jagnandan
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Lyndon B. Johnson
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Derrell Keith Lester
Black Private (uncredited) Black Private (uncredited)   See fewer
Will Klipstine
Private Davey (uncredited) Private Davey (uncredited)   See fewer
Matthew Lang
1st Lt. John Arrington (uncredited) 1st Lt. John Arrington (uncredited)   See fewer
Danny Le Boyer
Sergeant (uncredited) Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
Blake Lena
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
Matt Mangum
Pvt. Soprano (uncredited) Pvt. Soprano (uncredited)   See fewer
Johnny Tri Nguyen
Young NVA Lieutenant (uncredited) Young NVA Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
Randy Oglesby
Lt. Col. List (uncredited) Lt. Col. List (uncredited)   See fewer
Jonathan Parks Jordan
White Private (uncredited) White Private (uncredited)   See fewer
John Paul Rice
Pvt. John Henry (uncredited) Pvt. John Henry (uncredited)   See fewer
Keni Thomas
Sergeant (uncredited) Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
Phong Atwood Vo
North Vietnamese Soldier - South Vietnamese and vVillager (voice) (uncredited) North Vietnamese Soldier - South Vietnamese and vVillager (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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