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  • The Guardian (I) (2006)
  • PG-13
    139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Guardian (I) (2006)
PG-13
139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's "A" School, where legendary rescue swimmer Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.
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Sarah Finn (as Sarah Halley Finn) | Randi Hiller
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Sep 29, 2006 (United States)

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101 cast members
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Kevin Costner
Ben Randall Ben Randall   See fewer
Ashton Kutcher
Jake Fischer Jake Fischer   See fewer
Sela Ward
Helen Randall Helen Randall   See fewer
Melissa Sagemiller
Emily Thomas Emily Thomas   See fewer
Clancy Brown
Capt. William Hadley Capt. William Hadley   See fewer
Omari Hardwick
Carl Billings Carl Billings   See fewer
Alex Daniels
Wild Bill Wild Bill   See fewer
Daniel J. Molthen
Co-Pilot Wakefield (as Lcdr. Daniel J. Molthen USCG) Co-Pilot Wakefield (as Lcdr. Daniel J. Molthen USCG)   See fewer
Andrew Schanno
Pilot Mitchell (as Lt. Andrew Schanno USCG) Pilot Mitchell (as Lt. Andrew Schanno USCG)   See fewer
Adam Pena
Benjamin Reyes Benjamin Reyes   See fewer
Joe Arquette
Co-Pilot Antunez Co-Pilot Antunez   See fewer
Gary Billburg
Julian Zankich (as PO1 Gary Billburg USCG) Julian Zankich (as PO1 Gary Billburg USCG)   See fewer
Joshua Mitcheltree
Mitcheltree (as PO2 Joshua Mitcheltree USCG) Mitcheltree (as PO2 Joshua Mitcheltree USCG)   See fewer
Rusty Tennant
Mover #1 Mover #1   See fewer
James Barnes
Doctor #1 Doctor #1   See fewer
Stephanie Barnes
Doctor #2 Doctor #2   See fewer
Andrea Martynowski
Ops Commander (as CPO Andrea Martynowski USCG) Ops Commander (as CPO Andrea Martynowski USCG)   See fewer
Ron Fien
Wickham (as Lt. Ron Fien USCG) Wickham (as Lt. Ron Fien USCG)   See fewer
Nevada Smith
Co-Pilot Krauss (as Lcdr. Nevada Smith USCG) Co-Pilot Krauss (as Lcdr. Nevada Smith USCG)   See fewer
Jay Bingham
Ops Tech Ops Tech   See fewer
Shane Walker
Swimmer Nelson Swimmer Nelson   See fewer
John Heard
Capt. Frank Larson Capt. Frank Larson   See fewer
Neal McDonough
Jack Skinner Jack Skinner   See fewer
Joseph 'Butch' Flythe
Butch Flythe (as MCPO Joseph 'Butch' Flythe USCG) Butch Flythe (as MCPO Joseph 'Butch' Flythe USCG)   See fewer
Robert E. Watson
Robert Watson (as PO1 Robert E. Watson USCG Ret.) Robert Watson (as PO1 Robert E. Watson USCG Ret.)   See fewer
John F. Hall
John Hall (as PO1 John F. Hall USCG) John Hall (as PO1 John F. Hall USCG)   See fewer
Johnell Gainey
Johnell Lewis Johnell Lewis   See fewer
Jeff Loftus
Executive Officer (as Cdr. Jeff Loftus USCG Ret.) Executive Officer (as Cdr. Jeff Loftus USCG Ret.)   See fewer
Brian Geraghty
Billy Hodge Billy Hodge   See fewer
Dulé Hill
Ken Weatherly Ken Weatherly   See fewer
Shelby Fenner
Cate Lindsey Cate Lindsey   See fewer
Michael Rady
Nick Zingaro Nick Zingaro   See fewer
Peter Gail
Danny Doran Danny Doran   See fewer
Brian Patrick Wade
Mitch Lyons Mitch Lyons   See fewer
Ben Ciaramello
Benny Partida (as Benny Ciaramello) Benny Partida (as Benny Ciaramello)   See fewer
Travis Willingham
Travis Finely Travis Finely   See fewer
Matt Laub
Matt Stokes (as PO3 Matt Laub USCG) Matt Stokes (as PO3 Matt Laub USCG)   See fewer
Matthew L. Rucker
Matthew Bunch Matthew Bunch   See fewer
Tanica Jamison
Tanica Treadwell Tanica Treadwell   See fewer
Paul Wallace
Paul Metz Paul Metz   See fewer
Tilky Jones
Tilky Flint Tilky Flint   See fewer
Megan Melgaard
Megan Hyde Megan Hyde   See fewer
Scott Mueller
Scott Reeves Scott Reeves   See fewer
Jacob Stevens
Jacob Pavich Jacob Pavich   See fewer
Austin Lash
Austin Vogel Austin Vogel   See fewer
Mark Gangloff
Mark Colby Mark Colby   See fewer
Damon Lipari
Damon Bennett Damon Bennett   See fewer
Roger Edwards
Roger Cable Roger Cable   See fewer
Gregory J. Barnett
Pilot Victim Pilot Victim   See fewer
JD Evermore
Jailer (as J.D. Evermore) Jailer (as J.D. Evermore)   See fewer
Bryce Cass
Manny Manny   See fewer
Bonnie Bramlett
Maggie McGlone Maggie McGlone   See fewer
Richard Davis
Guitar - Chicago Catz Guitar - Chicago Catz   See fewer
James Burton
Guitar - Chicago Catz Guitar - Chicago Catz   See fewer
Tony Brown
Bass - Chicago Catz Bass - Chicago Catz   See fewer
Wendall Wayne Stewart
Drums - Chicago Catz (as Wayne Stewart) Drums - Chicago Catz (as Wayne Stewart)   See fewer
Chris 'Hambone' Cameron
Keyboards - Chicago Catz Keyboards - Chicago Catz   See fewer
Mark Ohlsen
Trumpet - Chicago Catz Trumpet - Chicago Catz   See fewer
Gene Barge
Sax - Chicago Catz Sax - Chicago Catz   See fewer
Steve Eisen
Sax - Chicago Catz Sax - Chicago Catz   See fewer
Josie Aiello
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Devin Thompson
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Tina Treadwell
Singer - Chicago Catz Singer - Chicago Catz   See fewer
Corinne Van Ryck de Groot
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Greg Sproles
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Ron Dean
Navy Captain Navy Captain   See fewer
Brandon Molale
Navy Guy Navy Guy   See fewer
James Landers
Navy Guy Navy Guy   See fewer
August Kincaid
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Jesse De Villa
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Eric Norris
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Leigh Hennessy
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Tanner Gill
Husband Husband   See fewer
Norm Compton
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Donald Fisher
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Yoshio Iizuka
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Thomas Rosales Jr.
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Tony Snegoff
Cargo Crew Cargo Crew   See fewer
Vladimir Tevlovski
Cargo Crew Cargo Crew   See fewer
Henry Kingi Jr.
Cave Victim #1 Cave Victim #1   See fewer
Dorian Kingi
Cave Victim #2 Cave Victim #2   See fewer
Deborah Boone
Victim's Aunt Victim's Aunt   See fewer
Roxanne A. Brooks
Victim's Mother Victim's Mother   See fewer
Conrad E. Palmisano
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Michael James
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Danny Cosmo
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Gene Hartline
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John Rottger
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Heather Bloom
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Dodie Brown
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Ray Donn
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Zachary Flores
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Shun Hagins
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Tim Hickey
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Derek Wayne Johnson
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Cynthia Riser
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Delmaine Samuel
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Trevor Wolf
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