Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire (1996)

A medal for honor. A search for justice. A battle for truth.

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery, War
  • Release Date: 1996-07-04
  • User Rating: 6.453/10 from 739 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Fox 2000 Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Edward Zwick
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A US Army officer, who made a "friendly fire" mistake that was covered up, has been reassigned to a desk job. He is tasked to investigate a female chopper commander's worthiness to be awarded the Medal of Honor. At first all seems in order. But then he begins to notice inconsistencies between the testimonies of the witnesses...

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  • Denzel Washington

    as Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling
  • Meg Ryan

    as Captain Karen Emma Walden
  • Lou Diamond Phillips

    as Staff Sergeant John Monfriez
  • Matt Damon

    as Ilario
  • Michael Moriarty

    as Brigadier General Hershberg
  • Michole Briana White

    as Maria
  • Bronson Pinchot

    as Bruno
  • Amy Hathaway

    as Annie
  • Diane Baker

    as Louise Boylar
  • Seth Gilliam

    as Stephen Altameyer
  • Regina Taylor

    as Meredith Serling
  • Scott Glenn

    as Gartner
  • Sean Astin

    as Patella
  • Sean Patrick Thomas

    as Thompson
  • Zeljko Ivanek

    as Banacek
  • Tim Guinee

    as Rady
  • Tim Ransom

    as Boylar
  • Ned Vaughn

    as Chelli
  • Manny Pérez

    as Jenkins
  • David McSwain

    as Egan
  • Korey Coleman

    as Radio operator
  • Armand Darrius

    as Robins
  • Mark Adair-Rios

    as Bobcat 5
  • Ken Jenkins

    as Joel Walden
  • Kathleen Widdoes

    as Geraldine Walden
  • Robert Brent Lappin

    as Tank Commander (uncredited)
  • Jack Watkins

    as Coffee Sergeant
Camera Roger Deakins Director of Photography
Sound James Horner Original Music Composer
Production John Davis Producer
Editing Steven Rosenblum Editor
Directing Edward Zwick Director
Art John Graysmark Production Design
Writing Patrick Sheane Duncan Screenplay
Production Debra Martin Chase Producer
Costume & Make-Up Francine Jamison-Tanchuck Costume Design
Art Rick Gentz Set Decoration
Art Steve Cooper Art Direction